In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(wish to quit)to want out (of sth)
- I'm not surprised the shareholders want out — no me sorprende que los accionistas quieran deshacerse de las acciones
- I want out of this relationship — quiero terminar con esta relación
- several countries want out of the alliance — varios países quieren salir de la alianza
2(wish to go out)querer salir
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
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