In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to lie ahead (of sb/sth)
- miles of desert/days of waiting lay ahead of us — teníamos por delante millas de desierto/días y días de espera
- who knows what may lie ahead? — ¡quién sabe qué nos depara el futuro!
- your whole life lies ahead of you — tienes toda la vida por delante
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