In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(drop out)(hair/tooth) caerseit must have fallen out when you opened the bag — se te debe (de) haber caído cuando abriste la bolsa
(break ranks)romper filasfall out! — ¡rompan filas!
3(quarrel)pelearsereñirshe had fallen out with her boyfriend — había reñido con su novio
4(happen)salirresultarif I had known how things would fall out — si hubiera sabido cómo iban a salir / a resultar las cosas
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