In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1esto le ha dado un nuevo cariz a la situación — this has put a new complexion on the situation
- no me gusta nada el cariz que están tomando las cosas — I don't like the way things are going / are shaping up
- la situación política está tomando mal cariz — the political situation is beginning to look bad
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.