In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(force entry)(grounds/building) entrar en(grounds/building) meterse enour house was broken into — nos entraron ladrones
1.2(gain entry in)(business/market) entrar en(market/business) introducirse en
1.3(start on)(banknote) cambiarwe broke into a bottle of port I'd been saving for Christmas — abrimos una botella de oporto que tenía guardada para Navidad
- they had to break into their savings — tuvieron que echar mano de sus ahorros
1.4(encroach upon)it breaks into your spare time — te quita tiempo libre
2(begin)to break into a run — echarse a correr
- to break into applause — romper / prorrumpir en aplausos
- to break into song — ponerse a cantar
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