In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Spain(de vosotros)yourestos son vuestros libros / estos son los libros vuestros — these are your books
- un amigo vuestro — a friend of yours
- la responsabilidad es vuestra — it's your responsibility
- lo que decidáis hacer es cosa vuestra — what you decide to do is entirely up to you
2formalyourVuestra Majestad/Excelencia — Your Majesty/Excellency
1Spain informalel vuestro, la vuestra, etc — yours
- es más viejo que el vuestro — it's older than yours
- ¡lo vuestro fue de película! — what happened to you was incredible!
2formalel vuestro, la vuestra, etc — yours
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