In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Medicinelas ronchas del sarampión — the spots you get with measles
- me picó un mosquito y me salió una roncha — I was bitten by a mosquito and I came up in a bump
- le salieron unas ronchas en el cuello — she came out in a rash / in hives all over her neck
- hacer / levantar / sacar roncha — to put people's backs up
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.