In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(de un examen, discurso)preparationla preparación de este plato es muy laboriosa — there's a lot of preparation involved in this dish
- la preparación de la expedición llevó más de dos meses — preparations / preparing for the expedition took more than two months
- tiene varios libros en preparación — she's working on several books at the moment
2.1(conocimientos, educación)education(para un trabajo) training
2.2(de un deportista)trainingsu preparación física es muy buena — he's in peak condition / form
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.