In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(poner al mismo nivel)equiparar algo/a algn a / con algo/algn — to put sth/sb on a level with sth/sb
- la nueva ley los equipara a / con los profesores de los colegios estatales — the new law puts them on a level with state-school teachers
2(comparar)esta situación no se puede equiparar con la existente en Nicaragua — this situation cannot be compared to / compared with / likened to that which exists in Nicaragua
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.