In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1literary, formal(vida/tiempo) to pass(tiempo/vida) to go by(reunión) to pass off(conversación) to flowdiscurrirá a lo largo de la semana — it will run for / span the whole week
- los días aquí discurren sin grandes sobresaltos — the days here slip by with no major surprises
- el acto discurrió con completa normalidad — the ceremony passed off without incident
2literary, formal(pasar)to passuna senda que discurre entre los naranjos — a path which passes / runs between the orange trees
3(reflexionar)to reflectto ponder
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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.