In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to go awayse ausentó un mes de su domicilio — he was away from home / he went away for a month
- pidió permiso para ausentarse un momento — he asked to leave the room (or class etc.)
- lo llamaron y tuvo que ausentarse — he was called away
- con niños chicos uno no puede ausentarse ni un minuto — if you have small children you can't leave them for a moment
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.