In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(hacer notar)(belleza/figura) to enhance(belleza/figura) to set off(color) highlight(color) bring outrealzaba el color de sus ojos — it highlighted / brought out the color of her eyes
- el corte del vestido le realza la figura — the cut of the dress shows off / enhances her figure
- para realzar la cornisa la pintaron de amarillo — they painted the cornice yellow in order to emphasize it / to make it stand out
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.