In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(continente)Americael descubrimiento de América — the discovery of America
- se usa más en América que en España — it's used more in Latin America than in Spain
- flora que solo se da en América — flora found only in America / in the Americas
- hacerse la América — to get rich
2Spain(Estados Unidos)Americathe States
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.