In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(de punta)tenía el pelo erizado — her hair was standing on end
2(lleno)erizado de algo — bristling with sth
- erizado de espinas — bristling with spines
- un proyecto erizado de problemas — a project fraught with problems
- un territorio erizado de misiles — an area bristling with missiles
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.