In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to get … dirtyno me enmugres la alfombra — don't go getting dirt all over the carpet
- me enmugró el vestido con las manos sucias — she put her dirty hands all over my dress
1to get dirtytodo se enmugra con el smog — everything gets dirty / grimy with the smog
- se enmugró las manos — he got his hands mucky
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.