In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(país) to be president of(reunión) to chair(reunión) to preside at(reunión) to preside over(reunión) to take the chair at(comité) to chair(jurado) to preside over(tribunal/cortes) to preside overpresidió la compañía durante diez años — he was chairman of the company for ten years British
2(reinar en)to prevailla cordialidad y la armonía presidieron la reunión — a spirit of harmony and cordiality prevailed at the meeting
- la claridad que preside su prosa — the clarity which is a prevalent feature of / which prevails in her prose style
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.