In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1so pena de ser expulsado/de muerte — on pain of expulsion/of death formal
- so pretexto de una mayor seguridad — under the pretext of greater security
- so los robles — neath the oaks
1(para detener a un caballo)whoa!
2(intensificando un insulto)¡so animal! — you great / big brute!
- sistema operativo
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.