In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in space)mirar (hacia) atráshe walked away without looking back — se alejó sin mirar (hacia) atrás
2(into the past)looking back, it seems foolish — mirándolo ahora, parece una locura
- we can look back on ten years of successful partnership — ya llevamos diez años asociados con éxito
- the program looks back over the last 20 years of television — el programa es una retrospectiva de los últimos veinte años en televisión
- they married five weeks later and they've never looked back — se casaron cinco semanas después y desde entonces todo ha marchado sobre ruedas
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