In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Meteorologystormse desencadenó la tormenta — the storm broke
- hacer frente a la tormenta — to weather the storm
- una tormenta en un vaso de agua — a storm in a teacup
2(de pasiones) storm(de celos) frenzycuando pasó la tormenta me arrepentí de lo que había dicho — after it had all blown over I regretted what I'd said
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.