In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
masculine and feminine noun
1(suplente)replacementTheatre understudyestá de reemplazante por el momento — he's filling in / standing in for the time being
- será difícil encontrarle un reemplazante — it will be difficult to find someone to replace him
- tuvo que enviar una reemplazante a la reunión — he had to send someone to take his place / to substitute for him at the meeting
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.