In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1aquíwhat brings you hither? — ¿qué te trae por aquí?
- For ye have brought hither these men, which are neither robbers of churches, nor yet blasphemers of your goddess.
- The driver came hither with the remains of his carriage, which had been upset when the horses ran away.
- She says, ‘Come hither’, but when I get hither she is yon.
- She tossed her mane a bit hither and then a bit yonder.
- A disinterested electorate is easily led hither or yon
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