In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(need, require)(skill/courage) requerir(skill/courage) exigiryou won? this calls for champagne! — ¿ganaste? ¡esto hay que celebrarlo con champán!
- that last remark wasn't called for — ese último comentario estuvo de más / no era necesario
2(demand)pedirhe called for restraint — hizo un llamado a la moderación Latin America
4(shout for)(a gritos) pedir
5(collect)(person/goods) pasar a buscar(goods/person) pasar a recogerI'll call for you at seven — te pasaré a buscar / recoger a las siete
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