In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1British (move, travel, be outdoors)andarwe were advised to go around in twos or threes — nos aconsejaron que anduviéramos en grupos de a dos o tres
- he went around to different publishers — fue a ver a varios editores
- she goes around in a Cadillac — anda por ahí en un Cadillac
- to go around with sb — andar con algn
- to go around -ing — ir por ahí + ger
- he goes around with some funny characters — anda con gente muy rara
- you can't go around saying things like that! — ¡no puedes ir por ahí diciendo esas cosas!
1.2British (circulate)(rumor/joke) correr(joke/rumor) circularit's a bug that's going around — es un virus que anda (por ahí)
1.3British (be sufficient for everybody)there are enough forks to go around — hay tenedores (suficientes) para todos
- there aren't enough to go round — no alcanzan
- she added some water to it to make it go around — le agregó agua para que diera / alcanzara para todos
1.4British (revolve)(wheel/world) dar vueltasI have this idea going around in my head — le estoy dando vueltas a esta idea
1.5British (visit)irI'll go around and see him — iré a verlo
- we went around to Arthur's last night — anoche fuimos a casa de Arthur
2.1British (turn)(corner) doblar(corner) dar la vuelta a(corner) dar vuelta Southern Cone(bend) tomar
2.2British (avoid, make detour)(obstacle) rodear(obstacle) sortear
2.3British (visit, move through)(city/country) recorrerin the afternoon we went around the castle — por la tarde visitamos el castillo
- to go around the world — dar la vuelta al mundo
- he went around the house looking for defects — recorrió la casa buscando defectos
- he went around several companies trying to sell his idea — fue a / recorrió varias compañías tratando de vender su idea
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