In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1¡no vuelvas a decir esa asquerosidad! — don't you ever say that filthy word again!
- la película es una asquerosidad — it's a disgusting / horrible film
- tiene la casa hecha una asquerosidad — his house is like a pigsty
- ¡que asquerosidad de comida! — what revolting / disgusting food!
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.