In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(singular) suyo(singular) suya(plural) suyos(plural) suyasall that is hers — todo eso es suyo / de ella
- hers is blue — el suyo/la suya es azul
- that habit of hers — esa costumbre suya
- a friend of hers — un amigo suyo / de ella
- My legs could not keep up with hers despite me having some leeway on the rope.
- Dominic smiled and said he'd love to meet any friend of hers, but inside his heart was dying.
- If this book bears the imprimatur of one person above any other, it is undoubtedly hers.
- Well, the only way I know is to make sure you keep busy in your field and she is busy in hers.
- What she then decided to do is what sets her story apart from so many others like hers.
- She was telling me about a neighbour of hers who has a cat that she treats like it is her child.
- Nor did she realise that a male colleague had given up his leave so she could have hers.
- However tough it seems, this decision has to be the pregnant woman's and hers alone.
- The money would be hers, even if his heart would never belong to her again, Kiki vowed.
- The meat was good quality and tasty, indeed, so good that one of our group ended up eating hers raw.
- His eyes met hers, but she got the feeling that he wasn't looking at her, but past her at the wall.
- Jennings said they were hers and the lance corporal apologised and put them down again.
- Just as his lips were about to meet hers, she turned her face to the side and the kiss landed on her cheek.
- As his wife fell into a dark world of despair, Adom felt his emotions mirror hers.
- The first report was a mere listener ringing up about a horrified letter a friend of hers had sent her.
- Although she does have a nanny and a supportive husband who downgraded his career to help hers.
- When she came round for the party and saw I had put my cake rather than hers on the table, she exploded.
- My daughter looks at my marriage and says she wants mum and dad to arrange hers.
- I'm afraid that in my case the reasons are not as connected to world history as they are in hers.
- He has a similar warmth to Keyes, but his manner is as still as hers is frenetic.
The translation suyo reflects the gender and number of the noun it is standing for. hers is translated by el suyo, la suya, los suyos, las suyas, depending on what is being referred to.
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