In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(assemble)they threw together a plan — improvisaron un plan
- he can throw a meal together in minutes — en unos minutos te prepara / te improvisa una comida
- I just threw a few things together and we left — metí un par de cosas en una bolsa y nos fuimos
2(bring into contact)we were thrown together on the journey — nos tocó ir juntos en el viaje
- fate had thrown us together — había querido el destino que nuestros caminos se cruzaran
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