In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1puedo mantenerme a flote — I can float / keep afloat
- los cuerpos salieron a flote — the bodies floated to the surface
- la firma se mantiene a flote — the company is managing to stay afloat / keep going
- los escándalos que han salido a flote últimamente — the scandals that have come to light / to the surface recently
- sacar el país a flote — to get the country back on its feet
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