In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
masculine and feminine noun
1criminallo atacaron unos maleantes en la puerta de su casa — he was attacked by some thugs (or youths etc.) at the entrance to his house
- fue abordada por unos maleantes que le quitaron los anillos — she was accosted by some muggers (or youths etc.) who stole her rings
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.