In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1en la soledad de su cuarto — in the solitude of his room
- bebe para olvidar su soledad — she drinks to forget her loneliness
- los ancianos se quejan de la soledad — elderly people complain of loneliness / of being lonely
- no soporta la soledad — he can't stand the solitude / he can't stand being on his own / being alone
- pasó los últimos años de su vida en soledad — she spent the last years of her life alone
- se retiró a vivir a la soledad de la aldea — he went to live in the solitude of the village
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