In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(caldo)soupsopa de verduras/cebolla — vegetable/onion soup
- sopa de sobre — packet soup
- comer / vivir de la sopa boba — to live at sb else's expense
- darle a algn una sopa de su propio chocolate — to give sb a taste of his/her own medicine
- darle sopas con honda(s) a algn — to run rings around sb
- hacer la sopa — to shuffle (the dominoes)
- hasta en la sopa — all over the place
- últimamente me lo encuentro hasta en la sopa — lately I've been running into him all over the place
- hecho una sopa — soaked to the skin
2sopas feminine plural(soaked in soup, coffee etc.) pieces of bread
3Mexicoas exclamation ¡sopas! — (expresando entusiasmo) great! informal
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