In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1decisionLaw rulingLaw judgmentel fallo es inapelable — there is no right of appeal against the judgment / ruling
2(en naipes)voidtener / llevar fallo a tréboles — to have a void in / be void in clubs
3.1Spain (error)mistake¡qué/vaya fallo! — what a stupid mistake!
3.2Spain (defecto)faultse detectó un fallo en el sistema de seguridad — a fault was found in the security system
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.