In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(handily)convenientementeit's conveniently situated — está convenientemente situada
- the book is conveniently sized to fit into your pocket — el libro tiene un tamaño muy práctico para llevar en el bolsillo
2(expediently)the government conveniently forgets its election promises — le resulta muy cómodo al gobierno olvidarse de sus promesas electorales
- conveniently for him, the banks were closed — le vino muy bien / le convino que los bancos estuvieran cerrados
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