In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sususthey washed their hands — se lavaron las manos
- It is ghastly for those who tried so hard to make the model work and who have now lost their jobs.
- It would not bring their victim back to life and there would just be one more death to mourn.
- What they get up to in the privacy of their own kitchens is entirely their own business.
- They all wanted to show their grief for the loss of a girl whose life touched so many.
- People came out because they felt the power to change the world was in their own hands.
- People spend a lot of time making sure their holiday is what they want and is good value.
- At the end of the day, he says, their defence teams just did not fight a very good case.
- The feedback we get from buyers is that people now have less and less time on their hands.
- Nothing gets to me more than people who make a big song and dance about having their own way.
- All I can do is carry on giving my all for my club and let others make their minds up.
- At times it was so cold that they could see their equipment frosting up in front of them.
- After their visit, the team decided to go back again to try to do more for the country.
- Problems came to a head on Friday when a can of spray paint was thrown at their front door.
- If they win, they will just go on to the next bet and so on until they've lost all their money.
- You walk out of a bar in daylight, and you see people on their way to work, or jogging.
- It was a new form of game show and people were on the edge of their seats, even if it seemed trivial.
- Gone are the days when he could read five books and file away their contents in his brain.
- They often feel less attachment to the city as a whole than to their own little corner of it.
- Some veterans have chosen to deal with what they saw by closing it out of their minds.
- In our society many are crying out to be understood but we fail to hear their voices.
- One group told me that they had been asked to provide their own brooms to sweep the stage.
- The surprised look on their faces was a joy to see as I ushered them to the front door.
2(belonging to indefinite person)sususif anyone phones, ask them to leave their number — si llama alguien, dile que te dé su número de teléfono
- Anyone who wants to voice their displeasure over that lot has to do a lot of voicing.
- Everybody goes to have a look before making up their own mind where they want to shop.
- Why would anyone for the sake of their ego want to change the structure of what is going on?
- I am once again reminded, how wrong it is to judge a person by the colour of their skin.
- If your mum clicked with their mum then you would have a new friend whether you liked it or not!
- The winner with the most votes gets to spend an hour in the stocks for their humility.
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