In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1van/están muy igualados — they're very close
- dos equipos muy igualados — two very evenly-matched teams
- quedaron igualados — they drew
- al final de la primera mitad iban igualados a tres — at the end of the first half they were level at three three / three each
1.2(superficie) even(superficie) level
2Mexicoinformal(irrespetuoso)disrespectfulsassy US informalcheeky British informal
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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.