In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1holeabrieron / hicieron un boquete en la pared — they made a hole in the wall
- abrieron un boquete en el muro — they made an opening in the wall
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.