In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1está enchufado — he has friends in high places
- está muy enchufado con la profesora — he's really well in with the teacher
masculine and feminine noun
1los ascensos los obtienen los enchufados — the promotions go to those who can pull a few strings / who have friends in the right places
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.