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 un artículo) return(de dinero) refund[ S ] no se admiten devoluciones — goods may not be exchanged
- no hacemos devolución del dinero — we do not give cash refunds
- exijo la inmediata devolución de mis documentos — I demand the immediate return of my papers
2Cinema Theatrereturnreturned ticket
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.