In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cornmeal rollhay que garantizar la arepa al país — the nation must be guaranteed its daily bread
- ganarse la arepa — to earn one's living
- la arepa se puso/se nos puso cuadrada — we had trouble making ends meet
- meterle / darle las nueve arepas a algn — to whitewash sb
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
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