In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
masculine and feminine noun
1el pesquero fue apresado en (el / la) alta mar — the trawler was seized on the high sea(s)
- se hundió cerca de la costa y no en (el / la) alta mar — it sank near the coast and not on the open sea / not out at sea
- la flota de alta mar — the deep-sea fleet
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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.