In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1el vestido no es mío, es prestado — it's not my dress, I borrowed it
- el libro que quería ya estaba prestado — the book I wanted was already out
- me pidió el coche prestado / me pidió prestado el coche — she asked if she could borrow my car
- se lo dejé prestado — I lent it to him
- pidió dinero prestado — she asked for a loan
- vivir de prestado — to live off other people
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.