In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(install)(shower unit/central heating) poner(shower unit/central heating) instalar
1.2(bring to power)(party/candidate) llevar al poder
1.3(plant)(vegetables) plantar(seeds) sembrar
1.4(enter, submit)(tender/request/claim) presentarI've put myself in for the tournament — me he anotado / inscrito en el campeonato
1.5(invest)she puts in a 60-hour week — trabaja / hace 60 horas por semana
- teachers put in many hours correcting homework — los maestros dedican muchas horas a corregir deberes
- they put $5 million in renovating the premises — invirtieron 5 millones de dólares en la renovación del local
1.6(insert, add)(word/chapter/scene) poner(word/scene/chapter) agregar
1.7(remark) hacerI agree, put in Joe — —yo estoy de acuerdo —terció Joe
2.1Nauticalhacer escalathe ship put in at Buenos Aires — el barco hizo escala en Buenos Aires
2.2(apply)to put in for sth — solicitar algo
- I put in for a transfer — solicité un traslado
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