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(as direct object)lole SpainI saw him — le vi Spain
- call him — llámale
- Nobody has mentioned him but he's playing well enough to figure and we know he loves it round Augusta.
- Police have since been able to identify him, but have not yet released his name.
- It was typical of him not to mention that his daughter, the lovely Candida, was engaged to one.
- After you do this you can probably convince him more easily that he must consider others.
- I asked him why and he mentioned that her car hadn't been at her place for a few nights.
- George Ryan's work on the death penalty has brought him mention as a contender for the peace prize.
- Gosh, he must have been angry when the original programmes barely mentioned him.
- I could talk to him more easily than I could talk to dad, who was very much up on a pedestal.
- Aberdeen are still on the trail of the culprit and the club has made an appeal for supporters to identify him.
- I remember my grandmother talking about him and mentioning the spelling was wrong.
- I have heard him mention his son several times in interviews, but not his daughter.
- Berg himself is so above it all that even his wife refers to him, at least to the press, only by an honorific.
- The last five minutes have seen him easily the most animated he's been all day.
- I'm too scared even to mention this to him, for he is sure to say it is impossible.
- I mention to him that in real life, he often says something and then apologises for it.
- So why go out of your way as an opposition leader to identify yourself with him.
- Flying in very high altitudes does weird things to him and can easily lead to an MS relapse.
- Allegations made against him previously in Lothian and Borders would have shown up.
- My friend recently mentioned charging him some rent, plus his share of the bills.
- He was very grateful for the meals that had previously been provided for him.
1.2(as indirect object)le(with direct object pronoun present) seI sent him a card — le mandé una tarjeta
- I sent it to him — se la mandé
- give him the book — dale el libro
- give it to him — dáselo
1.3(after preposition)élnear/in front of him — cerca/delante de él
- she's older than him — es mayor que él
2(emphatic use)élit's him — es él
- who, him? — ¿quién, él?
- the hat wasn't him — el sombrero no lo favorecía
3US informal, dialect(for himself)sehe went and got him a wife — fue y se buscó una mujer
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