In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(delegación, organismo)committeecomisión gubernamental — government commission
2Businesscommissiontrabajar a comisión — to work on a commission basis
- cobra un 20% de comisión sobre las ventas — she gets 20% commission on her sales
- mercancía en comisión — goods on commission
3(misión)assignmenten comisión — on assignment
4formal(de un delito)perpetration formalcommission formal
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.