In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1assortedproductos varios — assorted products
- enfermedades varias — various illnesses
- gastos varios — miscellaneous expenses
1severalvarios de nosotros la habíamos visto — several of us had seen it
- lo compraron entre varios — several of them got together to buy it
- varias de las cajas habían sido abiertas — several of the boxes had been opened
nombre masculino plural
1miscellaneouslo incluyó en varios — she included it in miscellaneous
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