In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
masculine plural noun
1adverb phrase sin ambages — without beating about the bush
- tienes que decírselo sin ambages — you have to tell him straight / outright
- fue aceptado sin ambages — it was accepted without hesitation
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.