In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- tenía un sueño que no lo brincaba un venado — everyone could see that I was half asleep
- tienes unas ganas de ir que no las brinca un venado — it's patently obvious you're dying to go
- pintar venado — to take off
- verme y pintar venado fue todo uno — she took off the moment she saw me
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.