In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(at, to this place)aquíacá América Latinaacácome here! — ¡ven aquí!
- I left it right here — lo dejé aquí mismo
- the shops around here are expensive — las tiendas de por acá son caras
- Boston is 200 miles from here — Boston está a 200 millas de acá
- it's hot in here — hace calor aquí
- give it here! — ¡dámelo!
- to be neither here nor there — no venir al caso
- whether he intended to return it or not is neither here nor there — que pensara o no devolverlo no viene al caso
- what you do is neither here nor there to me — lo que tú puedas hacer me trae sin cuidado
- What does it mean to you to be on pole position here at the French Grand Prix?
- We have a saying here that donkeys in general do not hit their head twice at the same stone.
- They settled in Brooklyn and all of the children were raised and other generations born here.
- In all the years he has lived here, he has never seen killer whales approach so close.
- I feel like I might be coming down with a cold; one of my coworkers has a cold and is not here today.
- Soon there will be very few of us left as generations have to leave the city because they can't afford to live here anymore.
- It is easy to see how, living here, she can maintain what's most important to her: a grip on normality.
- I notice you have a little bit of a close community going on here where you live.
- I didn't even live here in those days, and he sold land all around Australia by direct mail.
- We drank a toast to friends and family, here and far away, and I thought about the people I was missing the most.
- I inform him that I've been living here for over 9 years, and am coming back tonight.
- Today there are thousands of immigrants who live and work here driven underground.
- At the moment, there are some other women living here who are near her age to keep her company.
- They also have the chair massage people here today, so I'm thinking of going for that.
- Val Kilmer is here live to tell us all about his new movie and the roles that made him famous.
- They moved to Wiltshire in 1957 to farm at Chitterne in the west of county and they have lived here ever since.
- It is for Australia, and for Australia alone, to decide who comes here and who lives here.
- Nevertheless, there was general approval here this morning for the bird's bid for freedom.
- Beveridge once lived near here, where he would have seen all the ills he listed.
- If you are very lucky, you may even be able to get hold of some tickets for one of the concerts or other live performances staged here.
1.2here and now
- do I have to decide here and now? — ¿tengo que decidir ahora mismo / en este mismo momento?
- I can tell you here and now that you're mistaken — te puedo ir diciendo desde ya que estás equivocado
- the here and now — (the present) el presente
- here and there — aquí y allá
- outbreaks of rain are likely here and there — hay posibilidad de lluvias dispersas
- I've had odd jobs here and there — he tenido algún que otro trabajo
- here, there and everywhere — por todas partes
2(calling attention to sth, sb)here's £20 — toma 20 libras
- here you are, drink this — toma, bébete esto
- here you are /here we are sir: your shoes — aquí tiene los zapatos, señor
- where did I put it? ah, here we are! — ¿dónde lo puse? ¡ah, aquí está!
- here's what you should do — he aquí lo que debes hacer
- wait! here's the funniest part of it! — ¡espera, que ahora viene lo más gracioso!
- I didn't go; here's why — no fui; ya verás por qué / te voy a decir por qué
- here comes Philip/the bus — aquí está Philip/el autobús
- ask Emily here — pregúntale aquí a Emily
- here goes: wish me luck! — ¡allá voy, deséame suerte!
- here we go again! — ¡ya estamos / ya empezamos otra vez!
- (proposing a toast) here's to the bride and groom — brindemos por los novios
3.1(present)were you here last week? — ¿viniste la semana pasada?
- he isn't here today — hoy no está
- (in roll call) Smith? — here! — ¿Smith? — ¡presente!
3.2(arrived)they're here! — ¡ya están aquí!
- winter'll be here before long — pronto llegará / empezará el invierno
3.3(available)the material is here to be used — el material está para que lo usen
- help yourself, that's what it's here for — sírvete, para eso está
4.1(at this moment, point)entonceshere she hesitated — entonces / en ese momento titubeó
- I was just getting caught up in wrecks and we got that out of the way early, so here comes our stretch again.
- You also know summer is here when the food markets finally open after a winter of hibernation.
- Summer days are here again, and the winter woollies have finally been put in mothballs.
- Looking at the schedules, one can't help but feel that summer is here and the people who run TV are not.
- Summer is here and a bit more fun would be welcome on the streets of Kerry towns.
- It looks like this is becoming a real trend and it finally feels like summer is here.
- But here comes another constraint that you might just consider to be a smoking pistol.
- Summer holidays are here, bringing the chance to bask in delicious sunshine.
- I can also wear skimpier tops and short sleeves, which is great now that summer is here!
- But when I read things like this, it becomes clear that the time when that can happen is not yet here.
- Summer is here and Agapanthus are one of the most striking plants in early Summer.
- Well, here comes a ten-ton surprise, because it turns out that their gratitude was all talk.
- Summer is nearly here, and a local theatre group are preparing to hit the road and take advantage of the good weather.
- Just when we imagined we've seen the gamut, here comes a genuine first in the industry.
4.2(on this point)I'd like to say here that ... — sobre este punto yo quisiera decir que ...
- here I disagree — ahí no estoy de acuerdo
- many opinions are possible here — sobre esto caben diversas opiniones
5here, let me do it — trae, deja que lo haga yo
- here, you, give us a hand — ¡che (vos), danos una mano!
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