In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
feminine plural noun
1loc adverb en ayunas
- loc adverb ¿está en ayunas? — you haven't eaten anything, have you?
- debe venir en ayunas — you should not eat anything before you come
- debe tomarse en ayunas — it should be taken on an empty stomach
- estar/quedarse en ayunas — to be/to be left completely in the dark
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.