DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Definition for WC (2 of 3)
Definition for WC (3 of 3)
West Central (postal district in London, England).
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Example sentences from the Web for WC
There have been innumerable late nights, and in June this year, he was sick outside the ladies WC in the Arts Club in Mayfair.
British Dictionary definitions for WC (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for WC (2 of 2)
(in London postal code) West Central
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