In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(momento crítico)están pasando por un trance difícil — they're going through a bad patch Britanico
- ya han salido de ese trance — they've come through it / got over it now
- en un trance de tan singular gravedad — at such a critical juncture
- en trance de algo
- estar en trance de muerte — to be at death's door
- estos lugares están en trance de desaparición — these places are (in the process of) disappearing / are dying out
- a todo trance — at all costs
2Religión Psicologíatranceestar en trance — to be in a trance
- entrar en trance — to go into a trance
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