In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1informal(espera)long waitme di / pegué un plantón de cuatro horas — I had a four-hour wait informal
- estoy de plantón aquí desde las seis — I've been waiting here since six o'clock
- darle el plantón a algn — (en una cita) to stand sb up
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.