In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1tu regalo me vino pintiparado — your gift was just what I wanted
- esa blusa me viene que ni pintiparada con la falda — that blouse goes perfectly with my skirt
- el apodo le viene que ni pintiparado — his nickname suits him to a T / down to the ground
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.