In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to go/look elsewhere — ir a/mirar en otro sitio / lugar
- elsewhere in the book — en otra parte del libro
- elsewhere in Europe — en otras partes / otros lugares de Europa
- sorry, my mind was elsewhere — perdone, estaba distraído / no estaba prestando atención
- It was stated that civilians were used elsewhere and why should he be any different.
- He said a letter sent out by the trust suggested he left because he had been offered a better deal elsewhere.
- The only tragedy is that this sort of joined up thinking is sadly lacking elsewhere in the UK.
- Nobody seems to have any intention of leaving Goma, or trying to rebuild the town elsewhere.
- If someone makes a decision to buy elsewhere the ability to produce disappears.
- He said that builders could not afford to waste time queuing in traffic jams and began to go elsewhere.
- Traders fear customers are shopping elsewhere because of a deluge of fast food outlets.
- That is a land speed you are unlikely ever to experience elsewhere, unless you have a go at drag racing.
- It should not be an option for us simply to abandon the region for the next year or two, and holiday elsewhere.
- We ended up having to go elsewhere and really didn't enjoy the evening at all.
- So perhaps the thing to do is to look elsewhere and simply expand the squad.
- Going by these observations, there is very little the web does that has not been done elsewhere.
- As our pay falls, staff are voting with their feet and going to work elsewhere.
- Traders fear the move will drive people away and force them to shop elsewhere.
- However Mr Buckley argued that birds could be injured elsewhere and end up in Basildon.
- Two other bikes were stored elsewhere and he also runs a repair service and sells accessories.
- It all seems like a colossal waste of time and money which could be well spent elsewhere in the beef sector.
- Forced to dine elsewhere it is expected that many will be placed under financial pressure to pay up.
- He, more than anyone, appreciated the irony of what was going on elsewhere last week.
- We have seen a huge increase in the number of infections locally, as mirrored elsewhere.
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