In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1yoursesto es tuyo — this is yours
- pensé que era amigo tuyo — I thought he was a friend of yours
- fue idea tuya — it was your idea
1el tuyo, la tuya, etc — yours
- son parecidos a los tuyos — they're similar to yours
- tú a lo tuyo y no te metas en esto — you mind your own business and keep out of this
- ¿cómo va lo tuyo con María José? — how are things going between you and María José?
- la música no es lo tuyo — music isn't your strong point / your forte
- que pases una feliz Navidad junto a los tuyos — I hope you have a happy Christmas with your family and friends
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