In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(castigar)el viajero sin billete será sancionado con una multa de 20 dólares — any passenger traveling without a ticket will be fined 20 dollars / will be liable to a fine of 20 dollars
- está sancionado por tres partidos — he has been banned / suspended for three games
2(ley/disposición) to sanction(huelga/acuerdo) to sanction(acuerdo/huelga) to countenance formal(costumbre) to approve(costumbre) to sanction(costumbre) to countenance formal
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.