In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1apresuradamenterápidamentea las carreras coloquialshe hurriedly gathered up her things and left — recogió apresuradamente / rápidamente sus cosas y se fue
- she left hurriedly — se fue muy apurada
- the report had been hurriedly cobbled together — habían preparado el informe a las carreras
- a decision taken too hurriedly — una decisión tomada con demasiada precipitación
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