In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to envyenvidio su suerte — I envy his luck
- lo envidiaba porque era joven y rico — I envied him / I was envious of him because he was young and rich
- el nuevo hospital no tiene nada que envidiar a los mejores del mundo — the new hospital can stand alongside the best in the world
- tú no tienes nada que envidiarle a él — you've no reason to be envious of him / to envy him
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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.