In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
2América Latina(con prisa)in a hurryno te pudo esperar, andaba apurado — he couldn't wait for you, he was in a hurry
- se casaron apurados — they got married because she got pregnant
3.1(en apuros)se vio muy apurado para contestar las preguntas — he had a lot of trouble answering the questions
- si te encuentras apurado, no tienes más que decírmelo — if you run into any difficulties, don't hesitate to let me know
4.1(agobiado)overwhelmed with worktengo que ir a ayudarlos porque están muy apurados — I must go and help them because they're really overwhelmed / snowed under with work
4.2(de dinero)anda apurado de dinero — he's short of money
5.2Spain(afeitado) close(afeitado) smooth
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