In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(precavido)well-preparedwell-organizedes tan prevenido que siempre tiene una llave de repuesto — he's so well-organized / well-prepared, he always has a spare key
- es muy prevenida y siempre tiene velas en casa — she likes to be prepared / ready for all eventualities and always has a supply of candles in the house
2(advertido)forewarnedno estaba prevenido del peligro que corría — he had not been warned / forewarned of the risk he was running
- ahora que estás prevenido, haz lo que quieras — now that you've been warned, it's up to you what you do
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