In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Physiologybilehacer bilis — to get mad informal
- (disgustarse) hizo tal bilis que … — he took it so badly that …
- tragar bilis
- no tuve más remedio que tragar bilis — I had no choice but to take it / to put up with it
2informal(mal humor)bad moodspleenno descargues tu bilis en mí — don't take it out on me informal
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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.