In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to discourageese primer fracaso lo desalentó — that first failure discouraged him
- la situación desalentó a potenciales inversores — the situation discouraged potential investors
- estábamos muy entusiasmados pero su actitud nos desalentó — we were very excited but his attitude took the wind out of our sails / left us feeling deflated / dispirited
1to become disheartenedto become discouraged
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.