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(cause)(attack/breakdown) provocarwhat brought this on? — ¿esto a qué se debe?
1.2(develop, encourage)(talent) fomentar(talent) potenciar(crop) acelerar el crecimiento de
1.3(introduce)hacer salirthey brought on their best player — hicieron salir (a jugar) a su mejor jugador
- bring on the clowns! — ¡que salgan los payasos!
2(cause to befall)he brought his misfortune on himself — él mismo se buscó su desgracia
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