In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(con un impuesto)estos productos serán gravados con un impuesto especial — a special tax will be levied on these products
- gravar los ingresos de las personas — to tax people's income
2la casa está gravada con una hipoteca — the house is mortgaged
- las cargas que gravan la propiedad — the charges / encumbrances on the property
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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.