In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Motor Vehiclescarauto USautomobile USnos llevó en coche a la estación — he took us to the station in the car
- coches usados / de segunda mano / de ocasión — used cars
- en el coche de San Fernando — on Shanks's pony
2.1Railwayscar UScarriage Britishcoach British
2.2(de bebé)baby carriage USpram British(en forma de sillita) stroller US(en forma de sillita) pushchair British
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.