In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a hundredone hundredcien euros — a hundred euros
- cien mil — a hundred thousand
- es cien por cien algodón — it's pure cotton
- no estoy convencido al cien por cien — I'm not totally convinced
- poner a algn a cien — to get sb annoyed
1el cien — number one hundred
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.