In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(acción)me pareció una grosería que no nos hiciera pasar — I thought it was very rude of him not to invite us in
2(comentario, dicho)y me llamó estúpida — ¡qué grosería! — and he called me stupid — how rude!
- lo castigaron por decir groserías — he was punished for being coarse / crude
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.