In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(de un periódico)pageaparece en primera plana — it has made / it's on the front page
- el artículo viene publicado a toda plana — the article has been given a full page
(ejercicio)handwriting exerciseenmendarle la plana a algn
- está siempre enmendándoles la plana a los demás — he's always trying to tell other people how to do things
- siempre me tiene que enmendar la plana — she always has to try to improve on what I've done
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