In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(surrender, succumb)cederI give in, who was the actress? — me doy por vencido / me rindo ¿quién era la actriz?
- to give in to sth/sb
- I gave in to temptation — caí en la tentación
- we will not give in to terrorist threats — no vamos a ceder frente a amenazas terroristas
- she'll insist, but don't give in to her — va a insistir, pero tú no le aflojes
- you're always giving in to her — siempre dejas que se salga con la suya
2British(hand in)entregar(notice) presentarshe decided to give in her notice — decidió presentar su renuncia
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