In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(problema) to evade(problema) to avoid(problema) to dodge(pago) to avoid(pago) to evadeun compromiso que no puedes eludir — an obligation which you can't evade / duck
- eludió la persecución de la policía — she escaped from / she avoided capture by her police pursuers
- me eludió la mirada — she avoided my gaze
2(persona) to avoidme ha estado eludiendo toda la semana — she's been avoiding / dodging me all week
- consiguió eludir a los periodistas — he managed to avoid / elude the reporters
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