In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cuando comenzó la balacera en la plaza — when the shooting began in the square
- se le acusa de ser responsable de varias balaceras — he is charged with a number of shootings
- se armó una balacera entre policías y asaltantes — there was a shootout between the police and the bank raiders
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.