In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(distinto)differentser diferente a / de algn/algo
- mi familia es diferente a / de la tuya — my family is different from / to yours
- su versión es diferente a / de la tuya — her version is different from / to yours
- es un lugar diferente de todos los que he visitado hasta ahora — it is unlike any other place I have visited so far
2(maneras/motivos/soluciones) variousdiferentes personas manifestaron esa misma opinión — various (different) people expressed the same opinion
- existen diferentes enfoques del problema — there are various (different) ways of looking at the problem
- nos hemos encontrado en diferentes ocasiones — we've met several times / on several / on various occasions
- por diferentes razones — for a variety / a number of reasons
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