In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sidetuve que pasar de costado — I had to go through sideways
- duerme de costado — she sleeps on her side
- escríbelo aquí al costado — write it here in the margin / at the side
- por los cuatro costados
- es catalán por los cuatro costados — he's Catalan to the core
- pierde por los cuatro costados — it's leaking like a sieve
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