In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1disappointmentme llevé un desengaño cuando me enteré de la verdad — I was very disappointed / it was a big disappointment when I found out the truth
- sufrió un desengaño amoroso — she had an unhappy love affair
- ha sufrido muchos desengaños en la vida — he's suffered / had many disappointments in his life
- su mayor desengaño fue cuando … — the hardest blow for her was when …
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.