In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(considerado, esperado)una decisión muy bien pensada — a well-considered / well thought-out decision
- el día menos pensado me marcho de aquí — one day when you least expect it I'll walk out of here
- siempre aparece en el momento menos pensado — he always turns up when you least expect him to / at the most unexpected moments
2(diseñado)estar pensado para algo — to be designed for sth → pensar
- esta ropa no está pensada para la lluvia — these clothes aren't designed to be worn in the rain
- el plan está pensado para paliar los efectos de la huelga — the plan is designed / intended to alleviate the effects of the strike
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