In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(show out)(person) acompañar (hasta la puerta)I'll see you out — te acompaño hasta la puerta
- I can see myself out — no hace falta que me acompañes
2(old year) despedir
3(last, survive)I don't think the roof will see out the winter — no creo que el techo aguante hasta el fin del invierno
- I reckon she'll see us all out — creo que nos va a enterrar a todos
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