In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(transfer ownership of)(property/money) transferir(money/property) cederhe made his estate over to his daughter — le transfirió / cedió sus bienes a su hija
2.1(reuse)(clothes) arreglar EEUU(clothes) reformar EEUUthe leftover turkey can be made over into a delicious pie — con el pavo que sobre se puede hacer un delicioso pastel
3.1US (with cosmetics)maquillar
3.2US (change image of)transformar la imagen dethe candidate had been made over in an effort to win votes — habían transformado la imagen del candidato en un intento de ganar votos
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