In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Medicinedisabledel accidente lo dejó imposibilitado — he was disabled in the accident
- quedó imposibilitada de las dos piernas — she lost the use of both legs
2formal(impedido)imposibilitado de / para + inf
- se vio imposibilitado de / para asistir a la reunión — it was impossible for him to attend the meeting
- se le declaró imposibilitado para trabajar — he was declared unfit for work
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?
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