In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(carácter/persona) generousno es muy generoso con el vino — he isn't very generous with the wine
- fueron muy generosos con nosotros — they were very generous to us
- es de espíritu generoso y noble — she has a generous and noble spirit
2(cantidad) generousuna propina muy generosa — a very generous tip
3(vino) generous(vino) full-bodied(vino) full-flavored US(vino) full-flavoured British
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.