In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Latin America(persona) in a bad way(persona) in bad shapeno se figuran lo amolado que estuve — they have no idea what a bad way I was in
- meterse con él es salir amolado — to get involved with him is asking for trouble
2Mexico(objeto) on its last legstu paraguas ya está amolado — your umbrella is on its last legs
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.