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(at once)inmediatamentede inmediatoit's not immediately obvious — no resulta obvio a primera vista
- Once inside, I immediately fall in with four London guys who are also staying in our hotel.
- Even if they ring off immediately they'll stay connected for a minimum of five minutes.
- The boat passed out of the harbour and immediately things began to get better.
- On his return, he joined Shackleton and immediately set sail once more for the Antarctic.
- She said the prisoner was attended to immediately and an ambulance was called.
- He immediately rang the police on his mobile telephone and explained what had happened.
- Once elected, MPs immediately fall out of the control of those who elect them.
- Once cooked rinse it immediately in cold water, then let it soak in fresh cold water while you get on with the sauce.
- Almost immediately two of the jurors began to cry and were left obviously distressed by what they were asked to study.
- I of course told him that he was drunk and should immediately ring and book me a flight.
- Serve immediately straight out of the saucepan into deep soup bowls with the olives and eggs to the side.
- There is no time to take a position and you end up facing your own goal, which immediately sets alarm bells ringing.
- Pool staff tried to revive him and an ambulance was called immediately.
- I scraped once and immediately a frog sounded once from beneath the porch.
- He immediately attempted to contact a nurse by ringing the hospital bell near his bedside.
- I had an opportunity to chat with him once or twice, and was immediately impressed by his fund of knowledge.
- When an older gentleman next got on people jumped up immediately without being prompted.
- Once it is produced and transported it must immediately be delivered to buyers or users.
- It seems clear to me, however, that one may know things for an instant and immediately forget.
- The quick acting anaesthetic took hold immediately, too fast for me even to speak.
1.2Britishen cuantoI'll send you a cheque immediately the goods arrive — le mandaré un cheque en cuanto llegue la mercancía
- immediately I said it, I realized what I had done — en cuanto lo dije, me di cuenta de lo que había hecho
2.1(referring to time, space, rank)(after/before) inmediatamentemy room is immediately above yours — mi habitación está exactamente / justo encima de la tuya
- the person immediately above him at work — su superior inmediato en el trabajo
- Duval stood immediately behind the green, applauding as Palmer came into view.
- Anyway, the place to see and be seen at the Masters is under the big oak tree that sits immediately behind the clubhouse.
- Some of these axes were even deposited in a marshy basin immediately north of the henge complex.
- The ban on taking scallops from the area immediately west of Westray has been lifted.
- There is an island just below the weir and the best pegs are the two behind this island and the two immediately below it.
- Sitting in the penalty box at Philadelphia, he was heckled by fans immediately behind him.
- That left just four directors to go immediately from the annual meeting to an emergency board meeting.
- Colour can certainly affect soil temperature, and that of the air immediately above it.
- The aim is to allow the hazard rate to be altered during a time interval immediately after each long flight.
- There was irony in the fact that the only player from the area immediately south of the Zambesi had played for England.
- There was a gateway on the western side and a timber building immediately behind the enclosure boundary.
- Juno Beach was six miles wide and the Germans had fortified the area immediately behind the beach.
- It meant he could not make a move on those immediately ahead and was a sitting target for those chasing from behind.
- It still exists but has been relocated and now runs immediately south of Union Station.
- He was unaware that he was upside down and thought he was in the corridor immediately behind the coal train's cab.
- It was hit when the car immediately behind shunted into his vehicle after it was banged from behind by a third motorist.
- He tended to have a few pints very quickly immediately after the close of play and be in bed by 10 o'clock.
- He bounced off the first vehicle and then struck a second immediately behind it.
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