In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1preferentementede preferenciado it soon, preferably today — hazlo pronto, preferentemente / de preferencia / si es posible hoy mismo
- I'd like a size 10, preferably in red — quisiera la talla 10, de ser posible en rojo
- Ideally you would practice it in the sun, preferably outside or in a sunny room.
- When all the leaves have died back, leave the pot on its side somewhere shady, preferably outside.
- The session should be as short and as intensive as possible, preferably two or three days.
- Transfer to the fridge and leave to set for at least 3 hours, preferably longer.
- Ideally, lazy eye needs to be diagnosed and treated as early as possible, preferably before the age of six.
- The insoles fit neatly inside your shoes and are intended to be worn for up to a couple of hours a day, preferably while walking.
- Each operative should be assigned as few tasks as possible and preferably one only.
- Carry your wallet in an inside pocket, preferably one which can fasten.
- Couples should ensure that investments are held in the name of the partner with the lower, or preferably no tax code.
- Muslims are required to bury the dead as soon as possible, preferably before nightfall on the day of death.
- Find a large roasting dish, preferably the type with a rack so the fat drips through to the bottom.
- Park in a garage if possible or park on a driveway, preferably with lockable gates and spotlights
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