In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(gesto/persona) kindes muy amable de su parte — that's very kind of you
- una persona de trato amable — a kindly person
- gracias por su amable carta — thank you for your kind letter
- ¿sería tan amable de darle este recado? — could you possibly give him / would you be so kind as to give him this message?
2South America(velada/rato) pleasant
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.