In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1hacer eses — to zigzag
name of the letterS
1thatthosepor esa época — at around / about that time
- ¿quién es el gordo ese? — who's that fat guy?
- el coche ese que está allí — that car over there
1that onethoseese es el tuyo — that (one) is yours
- ese es el que más me gusta — that's the one I like most
- un reloj de esos baratos que venden por la calle — one of those cheap watches they sell on street corners
- esa no sabe lo que dice — she doesn't know what she's talking about
2formal(ciudad)reside en esa — he resides in Seville ( / Lima etc. )
the city to which the letter is addressed
3informal¡conque esas tenemos! — so that's what he's/they're up to!
- ¿todavía estás en esas? — are you still at it?
- ¡no me vengas con esas! — don't give me that!
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