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(detain)the teacher kept me in after school — el maestro me hizo quedar después de clase / me dejó castigado
- my mother kept me in — mi madre no me dejó salir
- he was kept in for observation — lo dejaron ingresado en observación
1.2(anger/feelings) contenerkeep your tummy in! — ¡entra esa panza! informal
2.1(stay alight)(fire) mantenerse encendido(fire) no apagarse
2.2(fire) mantener encendido
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