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 una persona)effortpor lo menos hizo el esfuerzo de ser amable — at least he made an effort / tried to be friendly
- hay que hacer un esfuerzo de imaginación — you have to use your imagination
- me costó muchos esfuerzos convencerlo — it took a lot of effort to persuade him
- conseguía todo lo que quería sin esfuerzo — she got everything she wanted quite effortlessly / without any effort
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.