In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1el público abandonó el recinto ordenadamente — the public left the premises/building in an orderly fashion
- recinto ferial — (de muestras) showground
- el recinto diplomático — the grounds of the embassy
- un recinto pequeño donde los enterraban — a small enclosure where they were buried
- la valla que rodea el recinto de la central — the fence that surrounds the power station / that surrounds the grounds of the power station
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
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