In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a menudoI see her quite often — la veo bastante seguido / a menudo
- how often do you see her? — ¿con qué frecuencia la ves?
- do you come here often? — ¿vienes mucho / seguido / a menudo por aquí?
- as often as I can — siempre que puedo
- we've often thought of emigrating — hemos pensado muchas veces en emigrar
- the point can't be made too often — no está de más insistir sobre ello
- an often repeated anecdote — una anécdota muy repetida
- That line returns to me often, usually at moments such as that on the boat last week.
- I often serve this dish on its own with a leafy salad, or with grilled fish or chicken.
- As often as possible, we try to get men into school to talk to the children about their work.
- So the pub has applied for late opening, but how often it will be used remains unclear.
- I don't go into Soho all that often at the weekend, so twice in a month is an exception.
- We often visit him in London and now he is coming down to have dinner with us here.
- He often comes home late and wakes up the little ones because he wants to spend time with them.
- We are getting hourly updates on the radio and as often as possible on the television.
- The numbers are further reduced by tight limits on how often they can be called up.
- You should try to back up your data as often as you can in case you lose it or need to reconfigure your system.
- It is vital that we create conditions which mean more people are keen to walk more often.
- At least a garage is bigger than most rooms in the house, and probably used more often.
- Also there are reps who try and build a relationship with you because they see you so often.
- Much of his life was spent near or on the breadline and he was often dependant on patronage.
- We fly often enough that it is marginal if it is worth paying the rearrangement fee.
- I read it quite often and think that it is a top idea to try and give inspiration to us all.
- We are told often how close to genius his work is, how unhappy he is, and how remorseful.
- For all the enthusiasm of youth, a small helping of experience can often go a long way.
- Those who traverse the earth's wild land often end up full of wonder and respect for it.
- We often get requests from outlying villages saying they would like to do what we do.
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