In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(comida/tostada) burntesto sabe a quemado — this tastes burnt
- aquí huele a quemado — I can smell burning
2.2Latin America (bronceado)tannedbrown
3.2(por las malas experiencias)disillusioned
3.3(desprestigiado)(cantante/político) finished informaluna canción que está quemada — a song that has been played to death
4Chile informal(con mala suerte)unlucky
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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.