In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to fend for oneself — valerse por sí mismo
- Instead, she fends for herself, which is harder than she thought, and during the process, she writes a poem in her new journal.
- In the wild, if a female with a young one gets killed, other females may take care of the young one till it is old enough to fend for itself.
- His mother had to struggle hard to fend for herself and her son.
- All my chum wants is simple life insurance to cover him and his wife until he retires at age 65, or until his daughter is old enough to fend for herself financially.
- I know how to fight and fend for myself, I'm not some little kid.
- Stroke victims are worried about what will happen to them if they are turfed out of the specialist ward to fend for themselves.
- There are many opportunities available for those who are willing to work hard and fend for themselves.
- If you're old enough to date him, then you're old enough to fend for yourself.
- However, they still chirp for their mother to feed them, until they gain enough independence and fend for themselves.
- However, they are all talented enough to fend for themselves.
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