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(draw out)sacar(person) hacer salir
1.2(put on market)(product/model) sacar (al mercado)(book/edition) publicar(book/edition) sacar
1.3(accentuate)children bring out the best in her — el trato con niños hace resaltar / pone de manifiesto sus mejores cualidades
- this light brings out the red in your hair — esta luz realza el rojo de tu pelo
1.4(make bloom)hacer florecer
1.5Britishto bring sb out in sth
- it brought me out in a rash — me produjo un sarpullido
- it brought me out in spots — hizo que me salieran granos
2(make less shy)I tried to bring her out a bit — traté de ayudarla a vencer su timidez
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