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(phantom)fantasma masculineespíritu masculine
1.2(hint, trace)the ghost of a smile — una sonrisa apenas esbozada
1.3archaic (soul)feminine alma
2(on TV, radar screen)fantasma masculine
1to ghost sb's speech/book — escribir el discurso/libro de algn
- his autobiography was ghosted by a journalist — un periodista le escribió la autobiografía
- A range of sports people, and writers who've ghosted these ‘autobiographies’, discuss the process and the pitfalls.
- There remain recurring rumours his blockbuster novels must have been ghosted by a craftsman with the wit that eludes the public man of affairs.
- She ghosted numerous novels for someone we all knew as a famous London publisher, and I just want to see in the flesh a woman who could be that happy to stay in the shadows.
- Or pretend to write a book and get someone with talent to ghost it for you.
- The trouble is, without any material in his own handwriting, they were never able to defend him against the charge that his material was ghosted.
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