In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
masculine nounPlural déficits
1Business Financedeficitdéficit presupuestario — budget deficit
2(en la producción)shortfalleste año ha habido déficit en las cosechas de cereales — there has been a shortfall in the cereal harvest this year
- el déficit de lluvias ha sido alarmante — there has been an alarming lack / shortage of rain
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.