In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(maravilla)wonderestas formaciones son un prodigio de la naturaleza — these formations are one of the wonders of nature
- un prodigio de la técnica — a technological marvel / wonder
- este nuevo prodigio del tenis — this new wonder boy / golden boy of tennis
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.