In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1decreasedropfalldecreasefallla disminución de las tarifas — the lowering of / reduction in charges
- la disminución de la población estudiantil — the decrease / fall in the student population
2(del entusiasmo, interés)waningdwindlinguna disminución del interés del público — waning / dwindling public interest
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.