In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(abundar)to be plentifulmenudeaban las reyertas entre los soldados — fights among the soldiers were frequent / plentiful
- aquel invierno menudearon las lluvias — there was plenty of rain that winter
- menudearon los improperios — insults came thick and fast
2Mexico, ColombiaBusinessto sell retail
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.