In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(escrito)textel texto de una ley — the text of a law
- nos dieron a traducir un texto muy difícil — we were given a very difficult passage / text to translate
- no te fijes en el dibujo, sino en el texto — look at the words / text, not the picture
- textos escogidos de Delibes — selected texts / extracts from Delibes
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.