In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(from school, college, course)she dropped out (of school) — abandonó los estudios
- he's dropped out of the course — ha dejado de asistir al curso
2(during competition, race) abandonarhe dropped out at the last moment — en el último momento decidió que no se presentaría (or no tomaría parte etc.)
- to drop out of politics — abandonar / dejar la política
3(from society)marginarseconvertirse en un marginado
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.
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