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)readingel secretario dio lectura al acta de la sesión anterior — the secretary read the minutes of the previous meeting
- lectura de los labios — lipreading
- la lectura del contador de electricidad — the electricity meter reading
2(texto)reading matterlecturas apropiadas para niños — reading material / reading matter suitable for children
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.