In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1thatno digas eso — don't say that
- ¡ah, no! ¡eso sí que no! — oh, no! definitely not!
- eso que te contaron — what they told you
- lo hiciste por él ¿no es eso? — you did it for him, didn't you? / isn't that right?
- ¿qué es eso de que no te presentas al examen? — what's all this about you not taking the exam?
2a eso de — (at) around / about
- en eso — (just) at that moment
- ¡eso es! — that's it!
- por eso — for that reason
- por eso que / es por eso por lo que no te lo había dicho — that's why I hadn't told you
- no, no es por eso — no, that's not why
- y eso que
- ¡y eso que le pedí por favor que no lo hiciera! — and after I asked her specially not to do it!
- llegamos tardísimo, y eso que fuimos en taxi — we were still very late even though we took a taxi
1exactlypues están muy equivocados — ¡eso! — well, they're quite wrong! — exactly!
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