In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1giftpermítame que le haga un pequeño obsequio — please accept this small gift
- el libro es obsequio de la casa — the book comes with the compliments of the management
- acepte esta copa, obsequio de la casa — have this drink on the house
- obsequio para médicos — complimentary sample for doctors
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.