In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ourese es nuestro coche / ese es el coche nuestro — that's our car
- un amigo nuestro — our friend
- Nuestro Señor — Our Lord
- la nuestra etc. — ours
- el nuestro es azul — ours is blue
- ¡qué poca suerte la nuestra! — we're not having/we haven't had much luck!
- su hija es amiga de la nuestra — their daughter and ours are friends
- puedes hablar, es de los nuestros — you can talk freely, he's one of us
- ¿sabe lo nuestro? — does she know about us?
- nosotros a lo nuestro — let's just get on with our own business
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