In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1me lo dijo con nerviosismo creciente — as she told me she got more and more agitated
- el nerviosismo que producen los exámenes — the feeling of nervousness that examinations produce
- noté cierto nerviosismo entre los espectadores — I noticed some agitation among the spectators
- tiene tal nerviosismo que va a llamar hoy mismo — she's so nervous / on edge about it that she's going to phone today
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.