In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sigue gastando a troche y moche — he's still spending money like there was no tomorrow / like it was going out of fashion informal
- repartió golpes a troche y moche — he lashed out left, right and centre
- el dictado tenía faltas a troche y moche — the dictation was absolutely full of mistakes / was riddled with mistakes / had mistakes all over the place
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.