In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1apartarsehe turned away in horror — se apartó horrorizado
- she has turned away from God — se ha apartado / alejado de Dios
2.1(head/face) volver(head/face) voltear Río de la Plata América Latina(face/head) dar vuelta Cono Surhe turned his eyes away — apartó la mirada
2.2(send away)the doorman turned them away because they weren't wearing ties — el portero no los dejó entrar porque no llevaban corbata
- the stadium was already full and many people had to be turned away — el estadio ya estaba lleno y mucha gente se tuvo que volver a casa
- we can't afford to turn away business — no podemos permitirnos el lujo de rechazar trabajo
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