In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
masculine and feminine noun
1(de un autobús) bus driver Argentina(de un taxi) driver of a collective taxi Chile
- Colectivero muere apuñalado por patota El colectivero Sergio Antonio Castro, de 34 años, murió de una puñalada en el tórax.
- Colectivero habla por teléfono mientras conduce.
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.