In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1alguiensomebody's coming — viene alguien
- somebody important/younger — alguien importante/más joven
- shut the door, somebody! — ¡que alguien cierre la puerta!
- there's always got to be somebody who disagrees — siempre tiene que haber alguien / uno que no está de acuerdo
- somebody else got the job — le dieron el trabajo a otro / a otra persona
- there was somebody lying on the floor — había una persona tumbada en el suelo
- there's somebody I'd like you to meet — quiero presentarte a un amigo (or compañero etc.)
- he needs somebody to talk to — necesita a alguien con quien hablar
- he's not somebody I'd confide in — no es una persona a quien yo le confiaría ningún secreto
- somebody or other must have dropped it — se le debe de haber caído a alguien
- who was it? — John somebody — ¿quién era? — John algo / John no sé cuánto
- If this happens to somebody else not as strong, it could be a lot more serious.
- If you catch a big rainbow trout in a loch or river then make no mistake - somebody reared it and fed it.
- It's terrific to be working with somebody who has the whole thing in perspective.
- If ever there was somebody who looked like an all-action-hero pilot, it was this guy.
- There are so many characters that you're bound to end up identifying with somebody.
- When is somebody going to take responsibility for these costly failures and mistakes?
- Within the churchyard, somebody has taken the time and trouble to make a memorial stone.
- Could somebody older please tell me what they know now, so that I can make use of it when I am an adult?
- More dangerously, there is the advice to get somebody who has a nosebleed to tip their head back.
- There is no easier interview subject than somebody who asks questions of themselves.
- Claire decided that she must have fallen asleep at the party, and somebody had taken her home.
- It is impossible to write an honest letter to somebody who may send it on to a third party.
- We are not interested in somebody who makes nominal moves on school improvement.
- Though I'm a big fan of Nick, it's good to see somebody else occupying the space as well.
- The best thing to do, if you can, is to pass your expenses on for somebody else to bear.
- It is only a matter of time before somebody is killed in one of these cowardly attacks.
- From the very first time we met he came out to me as being somebody who would take the type of approach we needed at the club.
- You are at a party, and you have been chatting to somebody who seems very nice.
- Well, somebody has decided to do something similar, if not exactly what I had in mind.
- Now they are hoping somebody will help them start their project all over again.
1to be (a) somebody — ser alguien
- she's really somebody — es todo un personaje
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