In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(punto culminante)peakestaba en el auge de su carrera — he was at the peak / height of his career
- un artista que alcanzó su auge en los años veinte — an artist who reached his peak / had his heyday in the twenties
2(aumento)la comida vegetariana está en auge — vegetarian food is on the increase / is enjoying a boom
- el idioma español está tomando un gran auge internacional — Spanish is rapidly gaining in importance worldwide
- un período de auge económico — a period of economic growth
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