In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1estar/quedar a mano ( con algn) Latin Americato be/get quits ( with sb) — estar/quedar en paz ( con algn)
- we're quits — estamos en paz
- to call it quits
- (at cards) let's call it quits — démoslo por empatado
- take the money and call it quits — toma el dinero y dejémoslo de una vez
1double or quits — doble o nada
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