In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(para un orador)platformrostrumdaises una tribuna para que los expertos reflejen sus ideas — it provides a platform / forum for experts to air their views
2(para autoridades) platform(para espectadores) grandstand(para espectadores) standla tribuna de la prensa — the press box
3(de una iglesia)gallery
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.