In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1excessive30 euros me parece excesivo — 30 euros seems excessive to me
- el camión llevaba un peso excesivo — the truck was overloaded / overweight
- el celo excesivo con que protege a sus hijos — her over-protective attitude toward(s) her children
- no mostró excesivo entusiasmo por el proyecto — he wasn't overly enthusiastic / he didn't show a great deal of enthusiasm about the project
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.