In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
masculine plural noun
1first stepsel niño ya hace sus (primeros) pininos — the baby's starting to walk
- hizo sus primeros pininos como actriz en París — she made her acting debut / she cut her acting teeth in Paris
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.