In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1mes masculinolunar month — mes lunar
- the month of June — el mes de junio
- he only works six months a year / of the year — solo trabaja seis meses al año
- $900 a month — 900 dólares mensuales / por mes / al mes
- at the beginning of the month — a principios de mes
- at the end of the month — a fines de mes
- in a month's time / in a month — dentro de un mes
- I haven't seen him for / in months — hace meses que no lo veo
- he got three months — le cayeron tres meses
- it's that / the time of the month — estoy (or está etc.) con la regla
- If he is given the go ahead, it could be months before a date is set for the hearing.
- The nursery will offer care for children from three months to five years at affordable prices.
- He jailed Khan for three years and nine months for riot, but added a further month for the breach of bail.
- The final deadline is no later than four months after the first day of the course.
- If you owe money for repair or valuation, the date must be at least three months from the day the notice is sent.
- Adeline Nakamura had met Bernard almost a year ago and they had been dating for a month.
- Stevens was jailed for three years and three months for the store raid last June.
- It lasts anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours and occurs over a period of weeks to months.
- Whether you hold them for weeks, months or years, shares are simply a means to a financial end.
- This information must be sent to the address above within three months of the date of this letter.
- Documents can be scanned and filed in seconds and made available a week, a month or a year later at the touch of a button.
- Nurseries provide care for children aged from around six months up to five years old.
- The letter was posted on 8 September and arrived at a house in Nairobi one month later.
- He has had a long time to prepare the case and has known of the hearing date for months.
- How this mood develops will depend hugely on whether the days and weeks spread to months and years.
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