In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1me costó trabajo sonsacarle la verdad — I had a hard time getting the truth out of her
- es difícil sonsacarle las cosas — it's difficult to get anything out of him
- le sonsacaron el secreto — they wormed / got the secret out of him
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.