In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(vencer) to overwhelm(vencer) to crush(dejar confuso) to overwhelmsu generosidad me dejó apabullada — his generosity overwhelmed me
- los museos muy grandes me apabullan — I find big museums too much to handle / so overwhelming
- lo apabullaron con tanto consejo — he was bewildered by so much advice
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.