In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(según parece)apparentlyquedaron dizque muy contentos — apparently they were very pleased
- dizque van a cerrar la fábrica — they say / people say / apparently they're planning to close the factory
2(expresando escepticismo)esta dizque democracia — this so-called democracy
- estaban allí, dizque trabajando — they were there, supposedly working
- no llamaron dizque para no molestar — they didn't phone because they didn't want to disturb us, or so they said
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.