In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1but what about the children? — y los niños ¿qué?
- what about my work? — what about it ? — ¿y mi trabajo? — ¿y qué?
- you know Julie's boyfriend? — yes, what about him? — ¿conoces al novio de Julie? — sí ¿por qué?
- what about spending the night here? — ¿qué tal si pasamos la noche aquí?
- what about a cup of coffee? — ¿nos tomamos un café? ¿qué te parece?
- Walter can't come — what about Arthur? — Walter no puede venir — ¿y Arthur?
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