In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in, at, to a place)I want to go somewhere hot for my vacation — quiero ir a algún lugar / sitio donde haga calor para mis vacaciones
- it must be somewhere in your office — tiene que estar en tu despacho, en algún lado / sitio / lugar
- shall we go somewhere else? — ¿vamos a otro sitio / lugar / lado?
- it's hidden somewhere (where) they'll never find it — está escondido en un sitio / lugar donde jamás lo encontrarán
- to get somewhere — avanzar
- now we feel we're getting somewhere — ahora tenemos la sensación de que estamos avanzando / adelantando
2(in approximations)it happened somewhere around Easter — sucedió alrededor de Semana Santa
- we spent somewhere around $10,000 — gastamos cerca de / alrededor de 10.000 dólares
- somewhere between the hours of six and seven in the morning — en algún momento entre las seis y las siete de la mañana
- he's somewhere in his sixties — tiene unos sesenta y tantos años
1will there be somewhere open? — ¿habrá algo (/ algún sitio etc. ) abierto?
- she's found somewhere to live — ha encontrado casa (/ habitación etc. )
- it's not somewhere I know well — no es un lugar que yo conozca bien
- the library's not somewhere you go to have a chat — a la biblioteca no se va a hablar
- she comes from somewhere near Boston — es de cerca de Boston
- All it takes is some more time to find another Internet service provider somewhere.
- Or maybe it is all this rotten weather and the need for a good holiday somewhere sunny and warm.
- Certainly there are still plenty of workmen busy doing something somewhere.
- Someone, somewhere, is not thinking about holidays anything like as much as I am at the moment.
- It might only make a difference to me but if there's ever going to be a change in the Big Ole World then it has to start somewhere.
- Write a script to extract the data, compress it, and email a copy somewhere.
- On a bookshelf somewhere I have the text of the play, with all the lyrics, which I should dig out for her.
- Move somewhere warm with a lower cost of living and take a new job and a new outlook on life.
- Leave somewhere warm for several days to allow the mushrooms to deliquesce.
- On the bus yesterday, from a seat somewhere behind me, though I was unable to see the conversants.
- Cover with foil and leave to rest somewhere warm for eight to ten minutes before slicing.
- It was most likely left in a box somewhere during one of the many house moves since the late '80s.
- I could write about my experiences in India again, but they're somewhere in the archives.
- Even though the story came in these little bites, there was always a sense that the story was going somewhere.
- A jukebox somewhere through the throng of people was playing an old Johnny Cash compilation.
- Strangely, that spoon is going to disappear somewhere in the next few days.
- People do acknowledge that young people need an outlet but we have to draw a line somewhere.
- He was still very subdued and distracted so I suggested we go somewhere nice to eat.
- Thanks to the deserted roads I was there in half an hour, despite a wrong turning somewhere along the way.
- Searching through my photo archives, I was sure I had a blurred shot of it somewhere, alas no.
- This is an enormous book of somewhere between two hundred and two hundred and fifty thousand words.
- On a normal day somewhere between thirty and a hundred messages come in on the FAQ line.
- Estimates put the numbers of errors out of touch at somewhere between seven and nine.
- She has two children with her, probably somewhere between the ages of six and eight.
- At the moment my chance of going on the space shuttle is somewhere between zero and zero.
- Women had a childhood which ended with marriage at somewhere between the ages of fifteen to eighteen.
- Its somewhere around third or fourth gear that your vision starts to blur.
- The teachers collected up their petty cash and came up with a sum somewhere between five and ten pounds.
- In almost every poll he has a lead of somewhere around four points or so.
- He has caused the death of somewhere between one and one half million and two million people.
- I will post as quickly as I can though, likely somewhere around once every two weeks.
- It means we will have had three years of rock bottom increases somewhere around the rate of inflation.
- In these dreams I can go up to somewhere around the equivalent of 100 stories or so.
- Suffice to say it was somewhere short of fresh run, but no one had the heart to tell the beaming youth it should go back.
- I reckon I'm somewhere between a third and a half done now, as far as the actual writing goes.
- The larger fish were steelhead and salmon of somewhere between five and ten pounds at a guess.
- He didn't know what her real name was, but he knew she had to be somewhere around fifteen or sixteen.
- Now, somewhere between fifteen and twenty years ago, I was a singular fan of the Bangles.
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