In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) de éxito(person) exitoso América Latinahe's a successful businessman — es un próspero hombre de negocios
- the successful applicant will be expected to take up his or her post in July — el candidato que obtenga el puesto deberá tomar posesión en julio
- he was successful at last — finalmente lo logró / lo consiguió
- to be successful in life — triunfar en la vida
- we had a most successful meeting — la reunión fue muy satisfactoria / positiva
- to be successful in/at-ing
- they were successful in persuading their colleagues — lograron convencer a sus colegas
- she is quite successful at getting people to do things — sabe conseguir lo que quiere de los demás
- All the artists, now famous and successful, were to be seen on the streets and in the cafes.
- He learned to use those hooks they gave him and became immensely successful and wealthy.
- He is a successful entrepreneur businessman who has never had a social conscience.
- He was a man eminently successful in the line of life which he chose, and deservedly so.
- Many of them would have been successful and wealthy, but did any have a satisfied mind?
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