In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1kissle dio un beso en la frente — she kissed him / gave him a kiss on the forehead
- ¿me das un besito? — how about a little kiss?
- me tiró un beso — he blew me a kiss
- comerse a algn a besos
- ¡qué bonito es, dan ganas de comérselo a besos! — he's so cute, I could eat him!
- cuando llegué casi me comieron a besos — when I arrived they smothered me with kisses
- el beso de Judas — the kiss of Judas
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