In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(iniciar)(conversación) to strike up(conversación) to start(amistad) to strike up(negociaciones) to enter into(negociaciones) to startentablaron relaciones comerciales — they opened up trade links
- se ha entablado una dura batalla contra ellos — a fierce battle has begun against them
- le entablaron pleito por difamación — they brought a libel action against him
2(partida) to set up
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.