In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1they were carried away by the excitement of the occasion — se dejaron llevar por lo emocionante de la ocasión
- the audience was completely carried away by his virtuosity — su virtuosismo transportó / extasió al público
- I got carried away and painted the window as well — me entusiasmé y pinté la ventana también
- he didn't really mean it, he got a little carried away — no lo hizo a propósito, se le fue un poco la mano
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