In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1disappointmentletdown informalla exposición resultó una verdadera decepción — the exhibition was a real disappointment / letdown
- ha sufrido muchas decepciones en la vida — she has suffered / had many disappointments in her life
- me llevé una gran decepción — it was a terrible disappointment
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.