In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1how about a drink? — ¿nos tomamos una copa?
- Thursday's no good; how about Friday? — el jueves no puede ser ¿qué te parece el viernes?
- John's too busy — how about Rita? — John está muy ocupado — ¿y Rita?
- I'd love to go; how about you? — me encantaría ir ¿y a ti?
- 10 out of 10! how about that? — 10 sobre 10 ¿qué te parece?
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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