In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ese examen es un coladero — that exam's a doddle British informal
- esta universidad es un coladero — anyone can get a degree from that university
- existe el peligro de que esta ley se convierta en un coladero — there's a danger that this law will be used as a loophole
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.