In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sacudida)con tanto zarandeo se cayeron las maletas — all the bumping up and down/shaking from side to side/jolting brought the suitcases down
2Latin America(trajín)el zarandeo de fin de año — the end-of-year hustle and bustle
- ha pasado toda la mañana en zarandeos para acá y para allá — he's spent the entire morning rushing around from one place to another
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.