In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(oculto)hiddenuna casita escondida detrás de un alto cerco — a cottage hidden by / tucked away behind a high fence
- el club está muy escondido — the club is really out of the way / off the beaten track
2(lejano)remoteen un escondido rincón del planeta — in a remote corner of the planet
1(danza)Argentinian folk dance
2PeruGamesjugar a los escondidos — to play hide-and-seek
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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