In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
(de una montaña)climbascent¿cuándo se realizó la primera escalada del Everest? — when was the first ascent of Everest?
2(aumento, subida)su escalada hacia el poder es imparable — his rise to power is unstoppable
- se produjo una escalada de / en la violencia — there was an escalation of violence
- la escalada interminable de los precios — the never-ending increase / escalation in prices
- la escalada alcista de la Bolsa — the upward trend in the Stock Market
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.