In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(de una estrella) twinkle(de una estrella) sparkle(de un brillante, una joya) sparkle(de un brillante, una joya) glitter
2informal(indicio, atisbo)atom informalno hay un destello de sensatez en todo lo que ha dicho — there isn't an ounce / an atom of sense in anything he's said informal
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.