In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1twentycaer el veinte
- no me cayó el veinte de que había venido a buscarme a mí — I didn't realize that it was me she'd come looking for
- cantar las veinte — to have the king and queen of the same suit
1(number) twentyel veinte de octubre — the 20th of October
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.