In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1attachmentapego a algo/algn — attachment to sth/sb
- el apego a la familia — attachment to one's family
- le tengo gran apego a mi antiguo colegio — I feel very attached to my old school
- un pueblo con mucho apego a sus tradiciones — a nation with a deep attachment to its traditions
- le tiene muy poco apego al trabajo — she is not very committed to / she attaches little importance to her work
- les tiene muy poco apego a las cosas materiales — he attaches very little importance / value to material things
- tenerle apego a algn — to be fond of sb
- le tengo mucho apego pero la debo dejar ir — I'm very fond of her / attached to her but I have to let her go
- actuamos con apego a la constitución — we acted constitutionally
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