In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(falta de orden)disorderel desorden más absoluto reinaba en la habitación — the room was in complete disorder / an incredible mess
- todo estaba en desorden — everything was in disorder / in a mess
- perdona el desorden — sorry about the mess
- dejó las fichas en desorden — she left the cards out of order
- se retiraron en desorden — they withdrew in disorder / disarray / confusion
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?
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