In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(arranque, iniciativa)le falta empuje — she has no go / no get up and go informal
- empezó con mucho empuje — he started with a lot of enthusiasm / very enthusiastically
2(fuerza moral)spirittiene mucho empuje — she has a great deal of courage and determination
3Physics Aviationthrustempuje hacia arriba — upthrust
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.