In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(por quemadura, rozamiento)blisterme ha salido una ampolla en el pie — I have a blister on my foot
- levantar ampollas
- sus comentarios levantaron algunas ampollas en el Senado — his remarks riled a few people / got a few backs up in the Senate
2(recipiente)ampoule formalvial USphial British
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.