In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pitycompassion¡tenga compasión de mí! — have pity on me! literary
- lo dejan quedarse por compasión — they let him stay out of compassion / because they feel sorry for him
- no siente compasión por nadie — she has no sympathy for anybody
- imágenes que despiertan la compasión or mueven a compasión — images which arouse compassion / pity
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.