In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(comprendido)understoodtengo entendido que la casa está en venta — I understand / gather that the house is for sale
- según tengo entendido será una boda íntima — as I understand it, it's going to be a quiet wedding
- esto que quede bien entendido — this must be clearly understood
- tenía entendido que te ibas mañana — I was under the impression that you were leaving tomorrow
- eso se da por entendido — that goes without saying
- no quiero interrupciones — ¿entendido? — I don't want any interruptions — understood? / do you understand?
- bien entendido que … — on the understanding that …
2(experto)entendido en algo
- no soy muy entendido en estos temas — I'm not very well up on these subjects
sustantivo masculino y femeninoFeminine entendida
1expertes un entendido en la materia — he is an authority / expert on the subject
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