In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1la ciudad adonde habíamos llegado — the city we had arrived in
- el lugar adonde se dirigían — the place where / to which they were going
- adonde fueres haz lo que vieres — when in Rome, do as the Romans do
1where¿adónde vamos? — where are we going?
- no sé adónde ir — I don't know where to go
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.