In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
nombre femenino plural
1superó con creces la prueba de acceso — she passed the entrance exam with flying colors
- le devolví con creces el dinero que me prestó — I paid him back the money he lent me and more
- vas a pagar con creces este error — you will pay dearly for this mistake
- las cifras han superado con creces todas las previsiones — the figures are way over / have far exceeded all estimates
- ha superado con creces lo que se esperaba de él — he has more than satisfied our expectations of him
- superó con creces la marca mundial — she smashed the world record
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