In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(persona) divorced¿es usted divorciado? — are you divorced?
- todavía no están divorciados — they aren't divorced yet
2(ideas/actitudes/teorías) incompatibleideas que están divorciadas del cristianismo como lo entiendo yo — ideas that are divorced from / incompatible with Christianity as I understand it
masculine and feminine nounFeminine divorciada
1divorceedivorcé masculine USdivorcée feminine US
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.