In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- quédate a comer, hay comida de sobra — stay to lunch, there's plenty of food / there's more than enough food
- tiene dinero de sobra — he has plenty of money
- tengo una entrada de sobra — I have an extra / a spare ticket
- tengo motivos de sobra para pensar que miente — I have very good reason to think he is lying
- sabes de sobra que no te lo va a prestar — you know very well / full well / perfectly well that she won't lend it to you
- estar de sobra
- tengo la sensación de estar de sobra aquí — I have the feeling that I'm de trop around here
2sobras feminine plural(de comida)leftovers
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