In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1aunquealthough he wasn't well, he went to work — aunque / a pesar de que no estaba bien, fue a trabajar
- he's very nervous, although you'd never think so — es muy nervioso, aunque no lo parezca
- the work, although interesting, is poorly paid — el trabajo, aunque interesante / si bien (es) interesante, está mal pagado
- The joke was that although John called me posh, he came from a far better off family than I did.
- It seemed that although the road is single track they would need to install traffic lights.
- It hardly oozes charm now, although there have been a few attempts to gentrify it.
- We are a small team and although the numbers of cases are small it takes a long time to treat each person.
- We kept on coming back on safaris, but although we longed to move here we knew it was just a distant dream.
- How all of this will end is still uncertain - although we can be sure that the end is not in sight.
- We can agree the deletion of the second paragraph, although this is a statement of fact.
- He likes the fact that although the club has a cosmopolitan feel it still clings to old values.
- She said Mr Brown had agreed to conduct the service, although it was not his usual church.
- We even know the name of our delivery driver, although he came while we were out.
- Mr Cumming said although new drugs were good news for patients, they still had to be paid for.
- The short answer is that although the industry was privatised it was not given its freedom.
- He admitted that although overall crime levels had come down, the fear of crime had not.
- That seems to work for me, although as you mention it does leave them in the database marked as spam.
- A better day could not have been had and although it was still early I was knackered.
- I'm still amazed by the calmness of the sea although it does now at least have some rollers.
- Yet although the project was appearing to gather steam all was not well behind the scenes.
- He used his scooter to get to work and although he would no longer be able to ride it, he was still paying back a loan on it.
- It's not just that the pace of basic innovation has slowed in your field, although it has.
- They may have been famous faces but although they may have left the club the club has never left them.
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