In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(armario) to empty(armario) to clear out
1.2(casa/habitación) to vacate(casa/habitación) to leave(casa/habitación) to get out of
2(desalojar)(recinto/sala/local) to clear
3(despejar)(camino/paso) to clear
4Chile coloquial(libro/tijeras) to finish using(libro/tijeras) to finish with
1(casa) to become available(casa) to become vacantya se desocupó el baño — the bathroom's free now
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