In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(walk further)seguir adelante
1.3(continue journey)seguir viaje
1.4(proceed)pasartime is moving on — el tiempo pasa
- shall we move on? — ¿pasamos al punto siguiente?
- he's moved on to higher things — ha pasado a hacer cosas más importantes
- the committee moved on to discuss finance — la comisión pasó a discutir la financiación
2(cause to disperse)(spectators/loiterers) hacer circular
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