In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(escape)(prisoner) huir(prisoner) escaparse(prisoner) fugarsehe threw the stone and ran away — tiró la piedra y salió corriendo / huyó
- she ran away from school — se escapó de la escuela
- you can't run away from your responsibility/from reality — no puedes evadirte de tu responsabilidad/de la realidad
- don't run away, I want to ask you something — no te escapes, quiero preguntarte algo
- don't run away with the idea that … — no te vayas a creer que …
- don't run away with the wrong idea — no me malentiendas
2.1(extend into distance)(track/road) perderse (de vista)
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