In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tomadura de pelo)esta obra es un vacile — this play is a joke! informal
- basta de vacile, vamos a hablar en serio — that's enough kidding, now let's be serious
2(cosa estupenda)la fiesta fue un vacile increíble — the party was really great / was a real blast informal
- ¡qué vacile de moto tiene! — that's a really cool motorcycle he has
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.