In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(show)señalarto point sth/sb out to sb
- he pointed out to me the house where Medina once lived — me señaló / me mostró la casa donde había vivido Medina
- I'll point her out to you if I see her — te la señalaré si la veo
2(make aware of)(advantage/problem) señalarbut that was before my time, he pointed out — —pero eso fue anterior a mi época —señaló
- he pointed out to them that time was getting short — les señaló / les advirtió / les hizo notar que quedaba poco tiempo
- let me point out that … — permítame señalar / observar que …
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