In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1leg¡patitas pa' qué te quiero!
- llegó la policía y todos ¡patitas pa' qué te quiero! — the police arrived and everyone took to their heels / skedaddled
- si aparece Roberto, patitas pa' qué te quiero — if Roberto comes, I'll be out of here like a shot / I'm out of here
- poner a algn de patitas en la calle — to kick / chuck sb out
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