In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1formal(demostrar, indicar)to showto denote formallos resultados denotan un cambio en la opinión pública — the results point to / denote / indicate / show a change in public opinion
- las arrugas de su cara denotaban una vida llena de sufrimientos — the lines on her face told of a life of suffering
- sus modales denotan una esmerada educación — her manners are the sign of / reveal an impeccable upbringing
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.