In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sugerencia)proposalaprobar/desestimar una propuesta — to approve/reject a proposal
- formuló una propuesta de diálogo — he made an offer to negotiate
- a propuesta de — at the suggestion of
2(oferta)offervarias propuestas de trabajo — several job offers
- le han hecho varias propuestas de matrimonio — she has had several offers of marriage / several marriage proposals
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