In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1I'm not stupid, you know! — oye, que no soy tonto ¿eh? / ¿sabes?
- you'll have to work harder, you know — vas a tener que trabajar más ¿eh?
- you know, if I had the choice, I'd quit tomorrow — ¿sabes qué? / ¿sabes una cosa? si pudiera, me iba mañana mismo
- it's not fair, you know, they should have told us — no hay derecho, la verdad, debieron habérnoslo dicho
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