In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1despedir USsuspender temporalmente por falta de trabajo British
2.1informal (stop pestering)just lay off, will you? — ¡basta ya!
- lay off me/her! — ¡déjame/déjala en paz!
2.2informal (give up)dejaryou should lay off gambling/the drink — deberías dejar el juego/la bebida
2.3informal (avoid)lay off politics with him — con él no toques el tema de la política
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