In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(it's) too bad we don't have a car — ¡qué lástima que no tengamos coche!
- too bad you didn't think of that earlier! — ¡haberlo pensado antes!
- it's too bad you can't come — es una lástima / una pena que no puedas venir
- if she doesn't like it, that's just too bad — si no le gusta, peor para ella
- I was here first — too bad! — yo llegué antes — ¡pues mala suerte!
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