In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(en la universidad) professorship(en la universidad) chair(en un colegio) post of head of departmenttiene ocho horas de cátedra — she has eight teaching hours / hours of teaching
- dictar / (Latin America) dar cátedra — to lecture
- estar la cátedra
- la comida está la cátedra — the food is fantastic
- te está quedando la cátedra ese dibujo — your drawing's looking great
- sentar cátedra — to pontificate
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.