In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(pruebas)evidenceproofnegar la evidencia — to deny the obvious / the facts
- rendirse ante la evidencia — to bow to the evidence
2(cualidad)obviousnesssu carta estaba bien en evidencia sobre la mesa — her letter was lying on the table for all to see
- dejar / poner a algn en evidencia — to show sb up
- poner algo en evidencia — to demonstrate sth
- ponerse en evidencia — to show oneself up
- quedar en evidencia
- ¡la pobre quedó tan en evidencia cuando él dijo eso! — poor girl! his saying that really showed her up / the poor girl was made to look awful (or silly etc.) when he said that
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