In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(espiar)to spy on
2(vigilar)to keep an eye on
1(espiar)to snoop informallo sorprendió aguaitando por la cerradura — she caught him peeping / snooping through the keyhole
2(mirar)to have a look
- Nunca faltarán los que han estado aguaitando para agarrar a uno de rebote.
- Una cosa es aguaitar a ver con quién tira una vedette.
- Feliz año y gracias por aguaitar el blog.
- La patria es una espera y la aguaitamos.
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