In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(have removed)I've had a tooth out — me han sacado una muela
- she had her tonsils out — la operaron de las amígdalas
2(discuss forcefully)to have sth out (with sb)
- let's have this thing out here and now! — ¡vamos a hablar claro de esto ahora mismo!
- I'll have to have it out with Mary about the phone bill — voy a tener que hablar seriamente con Mary sobre la cuenta del teléfono
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