In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1me desagrada su presencia — I find his presence unpleasant / disagreeable
- la manera en que me habla me desagrada sobremanera — I find the way she talks to me extremely unpleasant / disagreeable
- me desagrada tener que decírselo — I don't like having to tell her
- no te desagrada el vino ¿eh? — so you're not averse to a drop of wine, eh?
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.