In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
Southern Cone, Peru
1small amount of extra goods given freeme dio una manzana de yapa — she threw in an apple for free informal
- ¿no me da la yapa? — aren't you going to give me a bit extra for free?
- te cobraron con yapa — they really ripped you off / swindled you
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.