In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(form line, row) ponerse en fila(form line, row) formar fila(queue up) hacer cola EEUUthey lined up behind the teacher — se pusieron en / formaron fila detrás del maestro
- the party lined up behind the leader — el partido cerró filas en torno a su líder
2.1(form into line)(soldiers/prisoners) poner en fila
2.2(arrange)we've a busy program lined up for you — le tenemos preparada una apretada agenda
- we do not have anyone lined up for the job yet — aún no tenemos a nadie en vista para el trabajo
- have you got anything lined up for the weekend? — ¿tienes algo planeado para el fin de semana?
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