In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sportno practican ningún deporte — they don't play / do any sport(s)
- hace deporte para estar en forma — she does some sport to keep fit
- por deporte — for the fun of it
- pinta por deporte — he paints for fun / for the fun of it / for the love of it
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.