In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(out)forth he went to battle with his enemy — marchó / salió a luchar con su enemigo
- The friendly banter that shot back and forth between the team had quickly drawn him in.
- Sally paced back and forth, trying to absorb all of the new sights and smells at once.
- At the war's end Britain had secured a global network of naval bases from which it could sally forth to crush any opposition.
- And finally, we sallied forth into the centre of Nottingham in all our finery.
- The sight of all that paper spewing forth from the printer almost caused it to spontaneously combust.
2(in time)from this day forth — de hoy / ahora en adelante
- from that time forth — a partir de ese momento
- and (so on and) so forth — etcétera, etcétera
- But essentially, I ceased to regard lying as a viable option from that day forth.
- From that day forth we have had a lowering of public confidence in the police.
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