In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Gamesgameuna partida de ajedrez/cartas — a game of chess/cards
- ¿nos echamos otra partidita? — shall we have another game?
2.1(en un registro)entry
2.3(en un presupuesto)itemimportantes partidas de dinero — large sums of money
4(de rastreadores, excursionistas)partygroupser partida — to be game informal
- esta noche vamos a bailar — ¡yo soy partida! — we're going dancing tonight — I'm game / I'll come / you can count me in!
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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