In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1they've only just arrived — ahora mismo acaban de llegar
- he only just escaped being arrested — se libró por un pelo / por los pelos de que lo detuvieran
- they only just reached the target — a duras penas alcanzaron su objetivo
- will it fit in? — only just — ¿cabrá? — apenas
- it's only just two o'clock — apenas son las dos
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