In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1las instituciones democráticas vigentes — the existing democratic institutions
- de acuerdo con la legislación vigente — in accordance with the legislation currently in force / with current legislation
- el acuerdo firmado hace cinco años continúa vigente — the agreement signed five years ago is still in force / in effect
- precios vigentes hasta fin de mes — prices valid / applicable until the end of the month
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.