In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cien masculinea/one hundred — cien
- a/one hundred and one — ciento uno
- two hundred — doscientos
- five hundred — quinientos
- five hundred pages — quinientas páginas
- twelve hundred — mil doscientos
- fifteen hundred — mil quinientos
- fifteen hundred pages — mil quinientas páginas
- in (the year) fifteen hundred — en el (año) mil quinientos
- she lived in the seventeen hundreds — vivió en el siglo XVIII
- ten hundreds are a thousand — diez centenas son un millar
- they are sold by the hundred or in hundreds — se venden de a cien
- hundreds of thousands/millions — cientos de miles/millones
- a/one hundred thousand/million — cien mil/millones
- I've told you that story hundreds of times — te he contado ese cuento cientos de veces
- he's nearly a/one hundred — tiene casi cien años
- we number over a/one hundred — somos más de cien
- there were a/one hundred of us — éramos cien
- I've got a hundred and one things to do — tengo cientos / miles de cosas que hacer
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