In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1lunes masculinoit's Monday today, today's Monday — (hoy) es lunes
- he went on Monday — se fue el lunes
- I saw him last Monday — lo vi el lunes pasado
- we'll start on Monday — empezaremos el lunes
- I'll do it next Monday — lo haré el próximo lunes / el lunes que viene
- I get up early (on) Mondays / (British) on a Monday — los lunes me levanto temprano
- I got the reply on a/the Monday — la respuesta me llegó un/el lunes
- she will be away that Monday — ese lunes estará fuera
- every Monday — todos los lunes
- every second Monday — cada dos lunes
- we meet on the third Monday of the month — nos reunimos el tercer lunes de cada mes
- the Monday after next — el lunes que viene no, el siguiente / el otro
- the Monday before last — el lunes pasado no, el anterior
- Monday, July 3 — lunes 3 de julio
- Monday's paper — el periódico del lunes
- before noun Monday afternoon/morning — el lunes por la tarde/mañana
- I've got that Monday morning feeling — estoy como todos los lunes por la mañana, sin ganas de trabajar
- It was not much of a day, either, a dull Monday morning but at least it wasn't raining.
- He carefully limped into work on the Monday morning and deliberately slipped on the oil.
- All three occupants of the Astor residence had a late start to their Monday morning.
- So, on Monday evening it began to snow, and by Tuesday there were a couple of inches.
- When they took the register on Monday morning, there were a number of notable absences.
- The next day she learned she would be suspended the following Monday, for one day.
- On Monday, he announced that his firm would go public with a flotation next year.
- I have seen him walk away from the manager's job only for him to still be there on the Monday morning.
- Back at the factories, the Monday morning after a win is always something special.
- During school term time, the farm is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
- Imagine, life with no boring Sundays or dreary Mondays.
- I started the work at half ten on Sunday night and finished at one on Monday morning.
- The show's transfer to Sunday from its Monday night slot is a testimony to its success.
- The lake digger was also due on the following Monday to dig two canal lakes and another lake.
- On Monday, the service will be handing out leaflets showing people how they can help.
- On the Monday morning I went to the bank to pay the money in, and realised that it was not in my purse or my bag.
- He and the other man were alone in the gallery in the middle of a sunny Monday morning.
- Philippa returned to hospital on Monday of last week and she died on Wednesday morning.
- By Monday morning four or five families had still not been able to move back into their homes.
- The sun was shining early on Monday morning so we decided to take Lucy for a walk over the road.
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