In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1solodon't leave the children on their own — no dejes a los niños solos
- he can't climb the stairs on his own — no puede subir las escaleras (por sí) solo
- she runs the office on her own — lleva la oficina ella sola
- I can't handle three kids on my own — yo sola no puedo con tres niños
- you're on your own from now on — de ahora en adelante te las arreglarás por tu cuenta
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