In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(acción)savingmedidas para fomentar el ahorro — measures to encourage saving
- supone un gran ahorro de tiempo — it saves a lot of time
- le supuso un ahorro del 15% — it saved him 15%
2ahorros masculine plural(cantidad)savingstengo unos ahorros para cuando me jubile — I have some money set aside / put by / I have some savings for when I retire
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.