In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1inventorystock listinventorycerraron la tienda para hacer el inventario — they closed the store to do the stocktaking / to do a stockcheck
- cerrado por inventario — closed for stocktaking
- hizo el inventario de la casa — he made an inventory of the contents of the house
- hizo inventario de su vida — she took stock of her life
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.