In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1they're up to their usual tricks — están haciendo de las suyas
- I wonder what she's up to in there — me pregunto qué estará haciendo allí metida
- I'm sure they're up to something — (planning) estoy segura de que algo están tramando / algo se traen entre manos
- what have you been up to lately? — ¿en qué has andado últimamente?
- the things we used to get up to when we were kids — las travesuras que hacíamos cuando éramos pequeños
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