In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a este respecto dijo que no había llegado a una decisión — in this regard he said he had not reached a decision formal
- hizo unos comentarios breves al respecto — he made a few brief remarks in this regard / respect
- no sé nada (con) respecto a este asunto — I know nothing about / regarding this matter
- respecto de su petición — with respect to your request
- mi opinión con respecto a su nombramiento — my opinion on / with regard to / regarding her appointment
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.