In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(turn)(bend) tomar(corner) doblar
2.1British (visit)veniryou should come around and see us more often — ¿por qué no vienes a vernos más a menudo?
2.2(recover consciousness)volver en sí
2.3(change mind)he'll come around eventually — ya se va a convencer
- to come around to sb's point of view — aceptar el punto de vista de algn
2.4(recover from bad mood)let him sulk for a while, he'll soon come around — que refunfuñe un rato, ya se le pasará
2.5(occur)when your birthday comes around again — para tu próximo cumpleaños
- winter is coming around again — ya vuelve el invierno
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