In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(horario)va a la academia en el turno de (la) tarde — she goes to school in the afternoons
- hay dos turnos: mañana y tarde — there are two shifts: morning and afternoon
- la reducción de horarios no se aplicará a los que hacen turnos — the reduction in hours will not apply to those who work shifts / to shift workers
- tiene turno de noche — he is on night duty / on (the) night shift
3(en un orden)pedir turno — to ask who is last in the line / queue EEUU Britanico
- guárdeme el turno, ahora mismo vuelvo — could you keep my place in the line, I'll be right back
- ya verás cuando te toque el turno a ti — you'll see when your turn comes
- espera a que te llegue el turno — wait until it's your go
- cuidémoslo por turnos — let's take turns looking after him
- de turno — of the moment
- llegó con el novio de turno — she turned up with her boyfriend of the moment
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