In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(different, alternative)otrootraotrosotrasI wear other clothes/use other tools for work — para trabajar me pongo otra ropa/uso otras herramientas
- are there any other possibilities? — ¿hay alguna otra posibilidad?
- he doesn't relate easily to other people — no se relaciona fácilmente con los demás
- no other bread has fewer calories — no hay (otro) pan que tenga menos calorías
- some other time — en otro momento
- I'd take any other job but that one — haría cualquier (otro) trabajo menos ese
- we have no other choice but to accept — no tenemos más opción que aceptar
- They look like us, but the people on the news seem to exist in some other dimension.
- It has no pool, and is not as luxurious as some other places, but it is private and offers extremely good value.
- The second photo should be of a street sign or some other distinguishing landmark at the node.
- Find some other way to convey that this was not a case of murder by strangers.
- Future generations will have to find some other way to rise up against their parents.
- The journey is called off, replanned for some other time.
- Surely the best place for such tags would be on the tail of the shirt or some other low contact area.
- So I've brought some compost inside to warm up and will repot the peppers some other time.
- We did a run of clothes and some other stuff over to the new house, then went back and packed some more.
- Whether it was through laziness in throwing it away or for some other reason, I don't know.
- Is that what has happened out here, or is there some other reason why we are different?
- They know that they will only be able to make up this gap if some other market takes off in a spectacular fashion.
- The answer might be trains but equally it might be some other new or neglected technology.
- Some other way has to be found, and the only viable option would seem to be carbon sequestration.
- The idea had been put forward that she was making it all up, that she had a fantasy or some other motive.
- Clearly they do need an appropriate pay rise, as do some other public employees.
- He will be sadly missed, and I hope he finds some other way to continue his good work.
- We do not yet know if this is the case or if fast cells differ from slow ones in some other way.
- If my guess is correct then your problem could be related to ageing or some other cause.
- The winner progresses to the next level and the loser goes home to try to become a millionaire by some other means.
2(the remaining one or ones)otrootraotrosotrasthe other children are all older than me — los otros / los demás niños son todos mayores que yo
- He looked around at the others, and could already feel a sense of familiarity deep in his bones.
- The van drove off when the lights changed and the others continued to follow.
- Each of the exchanges has also been trying to steal business from the others.
- My eyes move to the rest of the others, able to see them more clearly due to the red glow lighting them up.
- By the time he reached the car park the others had already disappeared back into the community hall.
- One particularly stormy night, Byron challenged the others to tell a ghost story.
- That man then ran back to the Rover where two of the others had already gone.
- The group was split in two with half taking part in the exercise programme and the others acting as a control.
- All of the books in the series have been dark and grim, but this one is even more so than the others.
- The others excluding the two girls had already admitted their roles in the attack.
- For some reason the man ignored the others and kept moving slowly towards me.
- I doubt there is anything the others can do to wrest this focus away from her.
- The others had scattered, though one of the girls remained in our corner, thus making us a trio.
- In this he is the exception, for the others all began to write early in life.
- The others were dispersed through the rest of the army in infantry support roles.
- Its complex interrelatedness means that each short work helps gloss the others.
- Mama and I rested when we could, especially when we stopped to let the others rest.
- We need more places like that, where one person can catch up on breakfast while the others have lunch.
- In 2004 it has become just another fashion mag, no better or worse than all the others.
- The ones who were sick should really have come by ambulance and the others shouldn't have come at all.
3(in addition)otrootraotrosotrasthere was one other member present — había otro socio/otra socia presente
- answer Section A and two other questions — conteste la sección A y dos preguntas más / y otras dos preguntas
- He has no regrets about that loose comment or any of the others he has fired out over the course of a colourful career.
- There are some other shows too in this genre but we're not going to go into details.
- Some other time I will fill you all in on the time between her diagnosis and her death.
- She also wants to be able to leave a small sum to cover additional costs if other names come to light.
- Will the trees get enough sun here, and could you suggest some other plants for the same border?
- The appellants raised other grounds in addition to that which occasioned the reference.
- There are some other familiar faces within the cast, but no one overtly famous.
- I hoped he would come in again some other time when I was on duty, but he never did.
- One other lingering question from last night's documentary is how did he become so thin?
- There are also some other really funny videos made by the same guys on there.
- Evacuation may be effected from a few other places in addition to the above, of which notice will be given.
4(recent)the other day — el otro día
- the other evening — la otra noche
1.1(different, alternative one or ones)otrootraothers — otras
- he's lost his job and has no other in prospect — perdió el trabajo y no tiene otro en perspectiva
- you will obey me and no other — me obedecerás a mí y a nadie más
- I'll think of some excuse or other — ya me inventaré alguna excusa (u otra)
1.2(the remaining one or ones)otrootraothers — otras
- one brother lives here and the other in Oslo — un hermano vive aquí y el otro en Oslo
- she lives in one room and rents out the others — vive en una habitación y alquila las otras / las demás
- what do the others think? — ¿qué piensan los demás / los otros?
1.3(additional one or ones)otrootraothers — otras
- answer the first three questions and one other — conteste las tres primeras preguntas y otra / y una más
- I can take you and two others — te puedo llevar a ti y a otros dos / y a dos más
2other than — aparte de
- other than that, there's no problem — aparte de eso / fuera de eso, no hay problema
- other than John, who's going to go with you? — ¿quién va a ir contigo aparte de John / además de John?
- the mission was carried out for reasons other than stated — la misión se llevó a cabo por razones distintas a las que se adujeron
- it was no other than uncle Bob — no era ni más ni menos que el tío Bob
- none other than you could have written this — nadie más que tú podría haber escrito esto
- she's never been other than polite with me — conmigo no ha sido más que cortés
- if it's anything other than perfect, she's not satisfied — tiene que estar ni más ni menos que perfecto para que se quede satisfecha
1he has never behaved other than impeccably with me — conmigo siempre se ha portado intachablemente
- I could not have intervened other than when I did — no podría haber intervenido más que cuando lo hice
- where would you like to live? — anywhere other than London — ¿dónde te gustaría vivir? — en cualquier (otro) sitio / lugar menos en Londres
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