In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sistema)televisiontransmitieron la ceremonia por televisión — the ceremony was broadcast / shown on television
2(programación)television¿qué hay en (la) televisión? — what's on television?
- le encanta ver / mirar (la) televisión — he loves watching television
- un actor que trabaja/sale mucho en televisión — an actor who does a lot of television work/who often appears on television
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.