In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1in the meantime — en el ínterin / interín
- in the meantime, why don't you set the table? — ¿por qué no vas poniendo la mesa, mientras tanto?
- much had changed in the meantime — muchas cosas habían cambiado en el ínterin / interín
- for the meantime — por el momento
- In the meantime, Cathy finds solace with her gardener, a widower with a young daughter.
- He hoped to someday become a detective, but in the meantime was looking forward to the action of being a cop.
- I'll update you with more info in due course, but in the meantime, take a look at the press release.
- It's not the best way to enjoy it, but we got a lot of exercise in the meantime.
- In the meantime we haven't seen one camp leap substantially ahead of the other.
- Mr Cohen would, of course, regain possession of the name in the meantime.
- Irish companies wishing to dispose of old equipment in the meantime have limited options.
- That was a couple of weeks ago, and in the meantime I've been working through my application needs.
- It is not clear whether the pension fund has reduced this holding in the meantime.
- I have made an appointment with him, but in the meantime, you and I are going lobbying.
- In the meantime, he has suggested that the repair work may be started.
- In the meantime, we can enjoy this story, which is a nice little bit of light reading.
- He probably won't be here until after work, John pointed out, so I'm gonna take a nap in the meantime.
- In the meantime, he managed to pioneer what is now known as cultural studies.
- Neverthless, that doesn't mean we should sit on our hands in the meantime.
- So in the meantime those lessons on safe use of mobiles could be a wise move.
- You have to rip off your costume and hope that you don't get spotted in the meantime.
- In any event, the mortgage interest relief regime might change in the meantime.
- Arnold, in the meantime, is playing the same role he always does but actually seems to be enjoying himself for once.
- We hope to add a real guard dog to the farm soon, but in the meantime they seem to be doing the trick.
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