In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(día)SundayReligion Sabbathropa/traje de domingo — Sunday best
- iba vestido de domingo — he was dressed in his Sunday best
- salir con un domingo siete
- ahora que tengo todo preparado me sale con este domingo siete — now that I've got everything ready he springs this on me / he goes and tells me this
2Mexico(dinero para niños)allowancepocket money British
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.