In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Finance Businesscurrencyoperaciones en pesos y en divisas — transactions in pesos and in foreign currency
- divisas fuertes — strong currencies
- un rígido control de divisas — a rigid exchange control
- el turismo es una fuente de divisas — tourism is a source of foreign currency
- para evitar la fuga de divisas — to prevent the flight of capital
2.2(en tauromaquia)colored ribbons
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.