In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(dado como regalo)todo lo que tengo es regalado — everything I have has been given to me
- no lo quiero ni regalado — I wouldn't want it even if they were giving it away / even if they paid me
2coloquial(muy barato)todo a precios regalados — all at giveaway prices coloquial
- esos zapatos están regalados — those shoes are dirt cheap / are a steal
3lleva una vida regalada — he has such an easy life
4Venezuela, Chile, México coloquial(muy fácil)easyel examen estuvo regalado — the exam was really easy
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