In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(apuro, prisa)pressuredéjales terminar tranquilos, sin apremios — let them finish in their own time, don't pressure US
- los apremios policiales que recibió — the pressure / harassment to which he was subjected by the police
2(mandamiento gubernativo) final demand(procedimiento judicial) legal proceedings(mandamiento judicial) court order(mandamiento judicial) liability order(recargo) surcharge
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.