In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Britanico coloquial(dither)stop havering and make up your mind — deja de darle vueltas (a la cosa) y decídete coloquial
2inglés de Escocia(babble)farfullar
- Anyone that day who foresaw Istabraq becoming a superstar would have been havering.
- The women did a lot of talking and havering about ribbons while the guys bought the flowers and got out there selling.
- A group of friends are havering politely in what looks like a social situation.
- And then they're off again, blabbing, sniping, yakking, havering.
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