In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1wasteirse a la chuña → diablo
- tirar algo a la chuña
- tiró monedas a la chuña — he threw some coins in the air
- tiró a la chuña la herencia — he squandered his inheritance
- tiene joyas para tirar a la chuña — she has more jewelry than she knows what to do with
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?
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