In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(distribución)distributionreparto de premios — prize-giving
- se hizo el reparto del dinero entre los hermanos — the money was shared out / divided up / distributed among the brothers
- le tocó poco en el reparto — she didn't get very much in the share-out
2(servicio de entrega)delivery[ S ] reparto a domicilio — delivery service
- camioneta de reparto — delivery truck / van
- ayer no hubo reparto de correo — there was no post (delivered) yesterday
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