In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(permanente)replacementla sustitución del director financiero — the replacement of the financial director
- fue nombrado en sustitución de Mariano Tamayo — he was appointed to replace Mariano Tamayo / as a replacement for Mariano Tamayo
- sustitución de algo/algn por algo/algn — replacement of sth/sb by sth/sb
- la sustitución del sistema regional por uno centralizado — the substitution of a centralized system for the regional one
2(transitoria)substitutionla sustitución de su estrella — the substitution of their star player
- le hice la sustitución porque estaba enfermo — I stood in for him because he was ill
- sustitución de algo/algn por algo/algn
- la sustitución de Merino por Juárez — the substitution of Juárez for Merino
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