In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fond)to be attached to sb/sth — tenerle mucho cariño / apego a algn/algo
- to become attached to sb/sth — encariñarse con algn/algo
- I've become quite attached to her/the house — me he encariñado con ella/la casa
- I realized then that I was starting to become attached to him.
- No matter how attached you may be to a real pet residing at your home, cleaning up after a virtual pet is much easier than cleaning up after the real variety.
- How reliably and lovingly caregivers behave determines how securely attached children become.
- In other words, women often get attached before their cognitive machinery is up and running at full throttle.
- It's weird how attached you can get to an inanimate collection of metal and plastic, isn't it?
- Dull or not, it's amazing how attached you get to them all the same.
- It's funny how attached you can become to your daily dose of blogs.
- I think what stopped me was how attached I was to Devon.
- And don't take anything you are too attached to - our clothes had a funny habit of getting lost in various laundries, or coming back even dirtier than they already were.
2(having spouse, lover)he's attached — tiene novia (or es casado etc.)
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