In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1USinformalamigo masculinecompinche feminine informalcuate masculine Mexico informalmasculine hermano informalmasculine macho Spain informalmasculine güey Mexico informalmasculine gallo Chile informalthey're good buddies — son muy compinches informal
- I don't know if they'll ever be close buddies, but they definitely get on better these days.
- Aficionados of comic book blockbusters will be shouting in unison, ‘Get green, buddy!’
- Since they're best friends, his buddy would know where he was and who he was with.
- Still, he is the innocuous core that links a huge cast of eccentric characters, foremost his war buddy and closest friend Samad Iqbal.
- Then he stood at attention and saluted in the direction of his fallen buddy, a friend he would never see again.
- I have no friends, I have no family, I have no pals, no buddies, no chums, no amigos, nothing.
- I say ditch her and jump the next plane back here to Paris, buddy.
- That ain't even the name of the bar anymore, buddy.
- I've got some harsh words for you, buddy, so have a seat.
- It's a relationship that's grown - Joe and I are firm friends now, best buddies.
- He yells, ‘Excuse me, buddy, but do you know what we're supposed to do about this thing?’
- Clearly all of those people wearing red or white in the crowd are here to cheer for you, buddy.
- As an aside, before Christmas I ran into a buddy from high school.
- Well, I hope the stakes weren't too high, Joe, because you lost, buddy.
- It's the most advanced and stylish way to interact with family, friends or online buddies.
- Where did you get your journalism degree, buddy?
- C'mon George, show some muscle when it counts, buddy.
- Often he will give Jon a parting look that says, ‘You're on your own, buddy.’
- It follows four buddies, Asian-American high school students in Southern California who get caught up in a tumultuous rush of drugs, crime, and violence.
- The terse answer from a ticket agent: ‘If we find something, you're not going anywhere, buddy.’
- Sky High nudges your funny bone and then stands back with a hearty grin and says, ‘No offence, buddy.’
- Meanwhile, I will be having a final farewell party this Friday with all my buddies, climbing friends, old coworkers, old classmates and random strangers.
- Now, Darce, buddy, how about you run along and get William here a soda, he looks quite parched.
- I thank you for your suggestion, but back off, buddy.
- Sean is broke, so his best buddy and roommate Dee Loc suggests he gets a job at the local car wash.
- ‘You've taken my luck, buddy,’ he humphs, as he collects his remaining chips and leaves.
- ‘Don't worry, buddy, it's just me,’ I sigh, wondering what went through his head today.
- Well guess who are friends, buddies and dealmakers together?
- In ‘Reunion,’ six high school friends investigate a buddy's death.
- I can always tell how I'm doing by the number of sentences that start with, ‘Now, listen, buddy.’
- But when you're done, you're coming right back here, buddy!
- You need these people to be your friends - your childless buddies will drop you like hot coals when the baby is born.
- Sure I have friends, but not real friends, not the kind of close buddies that you share everything with.
- He was and will always be my best friend; my closest buddy.
- Everyone should be blessed with a friend like my buddy Pete Haggins.
- Do us all a favor, buddy, and just give back the painting.
- He frustrates me but we are best friends, blood buddies.
- Growing up in the 1920s, his closest buddy was Fats Domino before his family relocated to Portland, Oregon, where Lee took up featherweight boxing.
- Well, I just wanna tell you, buddy, you're not alone.
- I lost the light of my life, my buddy, my best friend.
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