In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(preparado)readytodo está dispuesto para el viaje — everything is arranged / ready for the trip
- la mesa está dispuesta — the table is set / laid
2(con voluntad)dispuesto a + inf — prepared to + inf
- siempre está dispuesto a ayudar — he's always prepared / willing / ready to help
- la empresa no está dispuesta a ceder — the company is not prepared / willing to back down
- llegó dispuesto a hacer las paces con ella — he arrived ready to make it up with her
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