In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1hishersyourstheirs¿esto es suyo, profesor? — is this yours, sir?
- Marta y un amigo suyo — Marta and a friend of hers
- (en correspondencia) suyo afectísimo — yours truly
- haciendo suyas las palabras de Darío — echoing the words of Darío
- ser muy suyo
- no le cuenta nada a nadie, es muy suyo — he doesn't tell anyone anything, he keeps himself very much to himself
- eso es muy suyo — he's/she's like that
1el suyo, la suya, etc — theirs
- él me prestó el suyo — he lent me his
- hacer (una) de las suyas — to get up to one's usual / old tricks
- han vuelto a hacer (una) de las suyas — they've been up to their old tricks again
- ir a lo suyo — to look after number one
- lo suyo
- tuvo que trabajar lo suyo — he had to work very hard
- pesa lo suyo — it weighs a ton
- aguanta lo suyo — she puts up with an awful lot
- salirse con la suya — to get one's (own) way
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