In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1milla femininewe walked for miles and miles — anduvimos millas y millas
- how many miles to the gallon? — ¿cuántas millas por galón?
- you could hear the explosion for miles around — la explosión se oyó a varias millas a la redonda
- that's miles away from here — eso está lejísimos de aquí
- we missed the target by miles / by a mile — no estuvimos ni cerca de lograr nuestro objetivo
- he's the best cook by a mile — es con mucho el que mejor cocina
- my bike's miles better than yours — mi moto es cien mil veces mejor que la tuya
- someone not a million miles from here — alguien que yo conozco
- I'd recognize that voice a mile off — reconocería esa voz en cualquier sitio
- sorry, I was miles away — perdona, estaba pensando en otra cosa / no estaba prestando atención
- it sticks / stands out a mile — se ve / se nota a la legua
- to go the extra mile — dar el paso siguiente
- All afternoon I'd missed much bigger targets by miles!
- Villages, let alone pubs, don't grow on trees in this part of the world: we simply took the wrong route and missed it by miles.
- And it wasn't a close win - it was a win by miles, so that was nice.
- Just stroll down Boca Chica Beach, a remote stretch of beach and dunes surrounded by miles of brush and cactus.
- A part of him refused to entertain the notion that when he reached its edge, he would be confronted by miles of unrelenting desert sand.
- The guitar was the 20th century's most popular instrument by miles.
- And for those who rarely venture South of the river - this beats every bar in West London by miles.
- The US has the highest rates of incarceration in the civilized world, and I mean we hold the record by miles.
- And that is still, in my opinion, the best American blog by miles.
- These small dwellings, each separated by miles of forest, will provide nightly respite from the rain.
- Never mind that the VCD is an inferior video format and is separated by miles of digital excellence from the DVD.
- It's my favourite album of the year by miles and miles.
- Parents have been told their closure-hit school is not rural - although it is surrounded by miles of fields and there are no shops.
- In winning their medals, the two Scotsmen moved British cycling onwards by miles.
- They were surrounded by miles of forest, moose and black bear, and few people.
- Readers would miss the bottom by miles if I were to proffer such advice.
- It missed the other man by miles, instead coming to rest beside Eric's desk.
- The deer taught her how to run, and keep running for miles at a steady pace.
- Apart from The West Wing, it's the best thing on television by miles and miles.
- Woods then bogeyed the ninth for the third time this week to see his lead cut to two after a wild second that missed the green by miles.
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