In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in work)empleadoemployed spouses are not eligible — los cónyuges asalariados / con empleo retribuido no tienen derecho
- how long were you employed with them? — ¿cuánto tiempo estuvo empleado / trabajó allí?
2(busy)ocupadoto be employed in sth
- they've been employed in preparations for the party all morning — han estado toda la mañana ocupados con los preparativos de la fiesta
- she's currently employed in research — en este momento se dedica a la investigación
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