In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1entrar (de sopetón)irrumpir formaldon't come bursting in like that: knock first! — ¡no se entra así de sopetón, hay que llamar antes!
- to burst in on sb
- you can't go bursting in on people like that! — ¡no se puede entrar así (de sopetón) donde hay gente!
- the robbers burst in on us while we were counting the day's receipts — los ladrones irrumpieron en el local cuando estábamos haciendo la caja
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