In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(be on one's way)I must be getting along now — tengo que ponerme en camino
- get along with you! — (off you go) ¡vete (or váyanse etc.)!
2(manage, cope)the firm couldn't get along without her — la compañía no podría funcionar sin ella
- we got along for years without a computer — nos las arreglamos durante años sin computadora
3(progress)(work/patient) marchar(work/patient) andarhe's getting along just fine at school — le va muy bien en el colegio
- to get along with sth
- how are you getting along with the preparations? — ¿qué tal marchan los preparativos?
4(be on good terms)llevarse biento get along with sb — llevarse bien con algn
- we get along fine — nos llevamos bien
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