In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(debilidad)lethargyla flojera que tienes es de no comer — the reason you feel all weak is because you haven't eaten anything
2(pereza)debería ir pero me da flojera — I ought to go but I can't be bothered
- tengo una flojera horrible — I feel terribly lazy / lethargic
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.