In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(enter)(house) entrar en(house) entrar a Latin America(car) subir a(cranny/hole) meterse enshe got into the front seat — se sentó en el asiento delantero
1.2(arrive at)(station/office) llegar a
1.3(be selected, elected)(club/college/parliament/profession) entrar en(college/club/parliament/profession) entrar a Latin America
1.4(put on)(robe/coat) ponerseI can't get into this dress any more — este vestido ya no me entra / no me cabe
1.5(put oneself into)to get into a rage — ponerse furioso
- to get into a mess — meterse en un lío
- we should never have got into this in the first place — para empezar no deberíamos habernos metido en esto
1.6(become accustomed to)(job/method) acostumbrarse a(book/subject) meterse en
1.7(affect)what's got into her? — ¿qué mosca / bicho la ha picado? informal
- I don't know what's got into him lately — no sé qué le pasa últimamente
2.1(bring, take, put in)meterI want to get Diana into the picture as well — quiero que Diana también salga en la foto
2.2(cause to be admitted, elected)she got me into the club — consiguió que me aceptaran / admitieran en el club
- the Hispanic vote got him into Congress — salió elegido gracias al voto hispánico
2.3(dress)get her into her uniform — ponle el uniforme
2.4(cause to experience, undergo)meteryou got me into this — tú me metiste en esto
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