In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to scrounge informalto freeload informalto sponge British informal
- Finalmente escapó, pero no antes de que su gargantea fuera dañada gravemente por los humanos que ya no puede hablar.
- Agaché mi cabeza y la abrace, me dolía la gargantea aún más fuerte que antes, no podía consolarla, ¿cómo lo iba a hacer?
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.