In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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1informal(friend)amigo masculinecompinche masculine informalcuate masculine Mexico informalwe've been pals for ages — hace años que somos amigos
- you're a pal! — ¡eso es un amigo!
- School pals and teachers were highly delighted and all wish her well in the final rally.
- A few people turned up, but to be honest, I had no idea if any of them were my former school pals or not.
- They became good pals and discovered that they all had a strong interest in music.
- Are you going to races all your life or are you going to finally get in the race, pal?
- In other words, you try to take what's mine, pal, and I'm going to stop you with the best means available.
- He and pals later moved on to a bar in the Quay Street area of the city.
- We had so many pals and friends through art school that we usually got a good turnout anyway.
- This is one of those bars where lads who used to be bad boys drink and the staff call you pal, not sir.
- While Henry may have failed to taste true European glory with Leeds, he at least had a whiff of it, he tells pals.
- She never saw her school pals, who sent her video messages and letters of comfort.
- It offers visitors an opportunity to find new pals to enjoy a drink with, and maybe some conversation too.
- But he is confident his old pals will do the business and launch the club into Division One.
- This is Southern California, pal, where physical imperfection will NOT be tolerated.
- The next few days will be a series of frenzied meetings with pals, with former employers and old friends.
- They took the triplets into school and Megan enjoyed showing them off to her pals.
- Six of his pals were also given a ticking-off by police officers but they were allowed to make the journey.
- The pair, both aged 21, had been pals for six years and had a mutual love of cars.
- Other pals chummed him along the first stretch from Milngavie and his dad kept him company yesterday.
- Paramedics have been asked by bosses not to call people duck, pal, love or mate for fear of causing offence.
- You are likely to get trustworthy pals, while some others may go for a new vehicle.
- The pair became party pals and were spotted in some of the Welsh capital's trendiest nightspots.
- Not only am I thinking of buying from friends but my lawyer is one of my best pals too.
- I also remember you said you would be coming along on that little road trip too, pal.
- Your child may be great friends with someone one day, then best pals with somebody else the next.
- He already has a fan club in the shape of his family, who cheered him on in the studio, and school pals.
- When she started to improve, her pals decided to treat her to a night out.
2compadretío Spaincuate Mexico
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