In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1envyjealousyle da envidia que su hermano saque mejores notas — he's envious / jealous because his brother gets better marks
- le tienes envidia — you are jealous of him
- siente envidia de su belleza/sus éxitos — she envies them their beauty/success
- me muero de envidia — I'm green with envy
- ¡qué envidia! — I'm so jealous!
- su casa es la envidia del pueblo — her house is the envy of (everyone in) the village
- ¡la envidia te carcome / corroe! — you're just jealous!
- si la envidia fuera tiña, cuántos tiñosos habría — if envy were a fever, all mankind would be sick
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