In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to play hide-and-seek — jugar al escondite
- Children enjoy playing games such as hopscotch and hide-and-seek.
- I remember it as a house for Christmases, but it was also fantastic for playing hide-and-seek, because you could climb up metal rungs into the chimney and nobody would ever find you.
- On a beautiful summer evening the family took a sunset walk to the beach before the children went off to play a last game of hide-and-seek in a cornfield nearby.
- Find fun activities the entire family can enjoy, like football in the snow, ice skating, skiing, hide-and-seek or a pillow fight.
- In the summer there were barbecues and endless games of hide-and-seek and stickball.
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