In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
(corral)henhousecoopalborotar / revolver el gallinero — to set the cat among the pigeons
2informal(sitio ruidoso)madhouse informalaquello parece un gallinero — it's like a madhouse / it's total bedlam in there informal
3informal(en el cine, teatro)el gallinero — the gods informal
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.