In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Architectureanteroomen la antesala de la muerte — on the threshold of death
- hacer antesala — to wait around
2(precursor)preludepuede ser una de las antesalas del infarto — it can be a sign of an imminent heart attack / a prelude to a heart attack
- el rumor fue antesala de un gran escándalo — the rumor was the prelude to a great scandal
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.