In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1towncityla gran ciudad — the (big) city
- ciudad natal — native town/city
- es una ciudad sagrada — a holy city
- [ S ] centro ciudad — downtown
- [ S ] mantenga limpia su ciudad — keep Norwich (or York etc.) tidy
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.