In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1apropiarse (de) algo — to appropriate sth formal
- es para todos, así que no te lo apropies / no te apropies de él — it's for everyone so don't keep it all to yourself / don't monopolize it
- te lo presto, pero no te lo apropies — I'll lend it to you, but I'd like it back / but don't get too attached to it
- no te apropies de la radio — don't run / go off with the radio
- apropiándose de una frase del Presidente — using / borrowing one of the President's phrases
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