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 other countries)(work/live) en el extranjero(work/live) en el exteriorto go abroad — irse al extranjero / al exterior
- to come from abroad — ser extranjero
- when he's abroad — cuando está fuera del país
- I've never been abroad — nunca he salido del país
- The biggest shock for the union seems to be that, if given the opportunity, patients will choose to travel round the country, and even go abroad if it means that they will be treated faster.
- His informal style of speech and amicable personality, combined with professional experience at home and abroad make him a distinctive figure in contemporary Japan.
- He said: ‘I go abroad a few times a year to Spain and France and it comes in handy to have some Euros.’
- Most of her stock, she says, comes from Denmark and Germany and she travels to fairs and trade-shows both at home and abroad to see what is available and to buy.
- If we can hire foreign coaches why can't we go abroad to gain more experience and improve our form?
- There were opportunities for considerable travel at home and abroad.
- The commission says the healthcare aspect of the proposal, allowing patients to go abroad to get treatment due to long waiting lists in their home countries, clarifies the existing practice.
- Please don't go abroad without travel insurance.
- Now the council is planning to spend £217,000 setting up a new marketing department to carry out the ‘rebranding’ of Manchester at home and abroad.
- Such flexibility is obviously one of the reasons it can compete so effectively against vigorous competition at home and abroad.
- That should lead to sharp reductions in market share and employment both at home and abroad, and a likely wave of foreign acquisitions of U.S. companies.
- I don't remember having holidays as a kid - we just used to play football, or whatever - and I didn't go abroad until I was at university, when we went to Urbino in Italy.
- I can't go abroad or travel, or go out shopping or socialising.
- Simon, who is hoping to go abroad on a long holiday when it is all over, added: ‘Never fall out with your family, you never know when you might need them.’
- When a nation faces deadly attacks on its citizens at home and abroad, it is only reasonable to expect that its leaders will take appropriate measures to increase security.
- This exhibition reflects scenes and inspiration from his travels at home and abroad.
- Why do they think they are so much better than everyone else when they go abroad?
- So despite the widespread acceptance of bioengineered crops in this country, farmers still worry whether they'll be able to sell what they grow at home and abroad.
- Meanwhile, Caroline's Rainbow Foundation - the charity set up by Marjorie to help backpackers planning to go abroad - is set to launch its own educational video.
- According to Kinley, ‘It's that Canadian insecurity - if you want something good, you go abroad for it.’
2.1literary (in the open)fuerathere wasn't a soul abroad — no había un alma en la calle
- There wouldn't be enough time to drop by the Academy before nightfall, and he didn't particularly want to be abroad in the streets then.
2.2archaic literary (in circulation)there are unpleasant rumors abroad — corren rumores desagradables
- he spread the news abroad — hizo correr la voz
- somehow the secret got abroad — de algún modo el secreto se divulgó
- After all the bitterness in the game over the past few years, there seemed something of a new spirit abroad, to which the persona of Tony Gilbert, the Borders' Kiwi coach, has contributed.
- A spirit of enquiry is abroad among the Chinese, and there is a class of students, by no means small in number, who receive with avidity instruction on scientific matters from the West.
- In short, at the top of the new century he caught a new spirit abroad.
- First, there may be an entrepreneurial spirit increasingly abroad in Sweden and its cultural industries that has led to a wave of start-ups.
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