In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1it could make a difference in / (British) to the outcome — podría influir en el resultado
- it will make no difference to you — a ti no te va a afectar
- does it make any difference to you if we go today? — ¿te es / te da lo mismo si vamos hoy?
- it makes a difference having a computer — las cosas son muy distintas con una computadora
- would it make a great deal of difference in / (British) to the cost? — ¿cambiaría mucho el precio?
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