In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(take along)traershall I bring it around? — (to where we're speaking) ¿lo traigo?
2.1(persuade)convencerwe finally brought her around to our point of view — finalmente conseguimos convencerla
- I've brought him around to a more reasonable point of view — lo he hecho entrar en razón
2.2(steer)I brought the conversation around to James — llevé la conversación al tema de James
2.3(restore consciousness)hacer volver en sí
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