In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1momentun instante, por favor — just a second / moment, please
- me llama a cada instante — he calls me every five minutes / the whole time / all the time
- en ese mismo instante llegó — (just) at that very moment / instant he arrived
- por un instante creí que iba a caerse — for a moment / an instant I thought he was going to fall
- al instante — immediately
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.