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(set up home)mudarsecambiarsewe moved in last week — nos mudamos / nos cambiamos la semana pasada
- to move in with sb — irse a vivir con algn
a una casa, local etc
1.3(go into action)(police) intervenirthe referee moved in to separate the boxers — el árbitro intervino para separar a los boxeadores
- they moved in at dawn — atacaron al amanecer
2.1(put in place)(furniture) colocar(furniture) instalar(tenant) alojar British
2.3(put on duty)(troops) trasladar
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