In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1informal(remilgo, melindre)hace dengues a todo — she turns her nose up at everything informal
- ¡no me vengas con dengues! — don't be so fastidious
3Mexico informal(berrinche)tantrumme hizo un dengue cuando le dije que no iríamos — he had a tantrum when I told him we wouldn't be going
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.