In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(actor/escritor) distinguishedfue un alumno muy distinguido — he was an outstanding pupil
- hoy contamos con la distinguida presencia de … — today we are honored to have with us …
- distinguidas figuras del teatro y del cine — distinguished figures of stage and screen
- y ahora, distinguido público … — and now, ladies and gentlemen …
2(modales) refined(aspecto) distinguishedcon un aire distinguido — with a distinguished air
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.