In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(reunión)meetinguna asamblea de padres de familia — a parents' meeting
- celebrar una asamblea — to hold a meeting
- los trabajadores se reunieron en asamblea — the workers held a (mass) meeting
- la asamblea carecía de autorización — the meeting had not been authorized
2(cuerpo)assemblyel comité de huelga se ha constituido en asamblea permanente — the strike committee is meeting in permanent session
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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.