In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(nombre genérico) sheep(hembra) eweun rebaño de ovejas — a flock of sheep
- contar ovejas — to count sheep
- encomendar las ovejas al lobo — to ask for trouble
- cada oveja con su pareja — birds of a feather flock together
- te he dicho siempre que cada oveja con su pareja — I've always told you it's best to stick with your own kind
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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.