In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(de un tejado)eaveestar en el alero — to be up in the air
3Chile(protección, amparo)protectionbuscan alero en organismos internacionales — they look to international bodies for protection
- un colegio nacido bajo el alero de los jesuitas — a school set up under the auspices of the Jesuits
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.