In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Transportvehiclevehículo deportivo utilitario — sports utility vehicle
2(medio de transmisión)vehicleel programa le sirvió como vehículo para dar a conocer sus ideas — he used the program as a vehicle to publicize his ideas
3Chemistry Physics mediumMedicine carrierel aire es el vehículo de las ondas sonoras — air is the medium through which sound waves are transmitted
- los mosquitos son vehículos transmisores de enfermedades — mosquitoes transmit disease / are carriers of disease
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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.