In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masscelebrar misa — to say / celebrate / offer mass
- están en misa — they're at mass
- ir a misa — to go to mass
- oír misa — to attend / hear mass
- ayudar a misa — to serve at mass
- decir misa — to say / celebrate / offer mass
- (expresando indiferencia) por mí como si dice misa or que diga misa — I couldn't care less what he says
- no saber de la misa la mitad / la media
- no sabe de la misa la mitad — he doesn't know what he's talking about
- va a misa
- todo lo que él dice va a misa — what he says goes
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