In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to opt out (of sth)
- I've opted out of the scheme — me he borrado del plan
- you can't just opt out of your responsibilities — no puedes desentenderte así como así de tus responsabilidades
- he opted out and went to live in a commune — lo abandonó todo y se fue a vivir a una comuna
2(hospital/school) (in UK) pasar a depender directamente del gobierno central
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