In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(washing) tender(washing) colgar(flag) poner
2.1(dangle)with his shirt/tongue hanging out — con la camisa/la lengua afuera
- all the wires were hanging out — todos los cables estaban sueltos
- let it all hang out! — ¡suéltate la melena!
2.2informal(live) vivir(spend time) andarI don't hang out there a lot — no ando mucho por allí
- to hang out with sb — andar con algn
2.3US slang (pass time)what've you been up to? — just hanging out — ¿qué has estado haciendo? — nada, por ahí con los chicos (or mis amigos etc.)
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