In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1literary(lucha)liststournament fieldentrar en liza
- un tercer candidato ha entrado en liza — a third candidate has entered the arena/the fray
2(pugna)para el cargo en liza — for the available post
- las distintas formaciones en liza — the different parties involved in / taking part in the election
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.