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15 English Words That Have A Different Meaning In Other Languages

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6. English and Spanish

Looking for a carpet in a Spanish-speaking country? Don’t be surprised if you’re directed to a stationary store.

15 English Words That Have A Different Meaning In Other Languages

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7. English and Japanese

Apparently, this word is a borrowing from English that changed in meaning quite drastically, so it’s safer not to say it a lot in public places.

15 English Words That Have A Different Meaning In Other Languages

8. English and Polish

Never order pasta at a restaurant in Poland, you’ll be disappointed, to say the least.

15 English Words That Have A Different Meaning In Other Languages

9. English and Hungarian

On top of it all, Hungarians pronounce this word as “former”, which only adds to the confusion.

15 English Words That Have A Different Meaning In Other Languages

10. English and Czech

This is the same in all Slavic languages and many other countries in Europe. Confusing, we know.

15 English Words That Have A Different Meaning In Other Languages



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