In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Computing Law Administrationdocumentno hay ningún documento que pruebe sus afirmaciones — there is no documentary proof / evidence / there are no documents to support what he says
- ¿lleva algún documento que pruebe su identidad? — do you have any (means of) identification?
- los documentos del coche — the car documents
2(testimonio)estas imágenes constituyen un documento de la situación allí — these images bear witness to / are testimony to the situation there
- sus escritos son documentos valiosos para el historiador — his writings are a valuable source of information for the historian
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.