In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ovación)applauseel público le dedicó un cerrado aplauso — the audience applauded him enthusiastically
- los aplausos duraron varios minutos — the applause went on for several minutes
2(elogio)praiserecibió el aplauso de la crítica — it received critical acclaim
- su tenacidad es digna de aplauso — his tenacity is commendable / praiseworthy
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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.