In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Theatre actor masculineTheatre actriz feminineCinema actor masculineCinema actriz feminineCinema artista masculinefeminine artistafeminine intérpreteall the performers in the show — todas las personas que toman (or tomaban etc.) parte en el espectáculo
- he is an impressive performer in debates — siempre se luce en los debates
- poor performers who are paid too much — trabajadores (or ejecutivos etc.) que rinden poco y ganan demasiado
- the new model is a lively performer — el nuevo modelo tiene mucha garra
- the firm has been one of this year's outstanding performers — la compañía es de las que han obtenido mejores resultados este año
- Because of the young age of some of the performers, two casts will be taking part.
- For the next month the centre will play host to dozens of entertainers and performers.
- The excellence of the artists and performers was enhanced by the great food and wine.
- Arrangements are also underway for street performers to entertain the crowds.
- She is the only girl in the acrobatic troupe, and at 17 the youngest of the performers.
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