In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1hisheryourtheiritscuando uno ha perdido su última esperanza — when one's last hope is gone
2(uso enfático)estas botas ya tienen sus años — these boots have lasted a good many years
- debe pesar sus buenos 90 kilos — he must weigh a good 90 kilos
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.