In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(con prisa)hurriedlylimpió apresuradamente todo, antes de que llegaran sus padres — she hurriedly cleaned everything up before her parents arrived
- trabajan apresuradamente para terminarlo a tiempo — they are hurrying / rushing to get it finished in time
- salió apresuradamente sin despedirse de nadie — she rushed off / left in a hurry without saying goodbye to anyone
- apresuradamente juntó sus cosas y las metió en la maleta — he hurriedly / quickly gathered his things together and put them in the suitcase
2(precipitadamente)hastilycreo que actuaste apresuradamente — I think you acted hastily / you were a little hasty
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