In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(alas) to spread(mapa) to open out(mapa) to spread out(mapa) to unfold(velas) to unfurl→ vela
1.2(demostrar)(ingenio/talento) to display
2Military(tropas/misiles) to deploy
3(llevar a cabo)los esfuerzos desplegados para solucionar el conflicto — the efforts made to solve the dispute
- la campaña desplegada con ocasión del referéndum — the campaign mounted for the referendum
4.1(emplear)(encantos/poder) to use
4.2(dar muestras de)to showto display
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.