In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to disappointesperaba mucho de ti pero me has desilusionado — I expected great things of you but you've disappointed me / let me down
- el libro me desilusionó — I found the book disappointing
- tanta corrupción lo ha desilusionado — so much corruption has disillusioned him / has left him disillusioned
1(decepcionarse) to be disappointed(perder las ilusiones) to become disillusioned
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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