In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Latin America(en boxeo)punchtiene buena pegada — he packs a good punch
2River Plate informal(acierto)¡qué pegada con el regalo! es justo lo que quería — you were spot on with your gift! it's just what he wanted
- ¡qué pegada! justo fuimos el día que era gratis — what a stroke of luck! we just happened to go on the day it was free
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.