In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Januarya principios/finales de enero — at the beginning/end of January
- a mediados de enero — in mid-January
- el tres de enero — January the third
- en (el mes de) enero — in (the month of) January
- durante el mes de enero — in / during the month of January
- enero tiene 31 días — January has 31 days
- Lima, 8 de enero de 2014 — (en correspondencia) Lima, January 8, 2014
- llegaron el 8 de enero — they arrived on January 8th
- para enero ya habremos terminado — we'll have finished by January
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