In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Medicineitchingtenía comezón en la espalda — his back was itching
2(desasosiego)lo acosaba la comezón del remordimiento — he was beset by feelings of remorse
- ya le estaba empezando la comezón de / por irse — he was already itching to leave
- una comezón indefinible se apoderó de él — an indefinable malaise took hold of him
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.