In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(building/country) volver a entrar en(country/building) volver a entrar a Latin Americato re-enter society — reintegrarse en la sociedad
- Just when it looks like you are about to enter the village of Brotton, a steep path re-enters the wood and we have a beck to cross.
- If a person fails to comply with such a direction or complies but then re-enters the land within three months, an offence is committed which is punishable by a fine.
- Keane was reluctant to discuss further United's chances of re-entering the title race.
- More than 20 years before yesterday's tragedy Nasa staff feared that the shuttle would be destroyed while re-entering the atmosphere.
- Secure metal sheets were welded across windows and doors at the former 50-room hotel and restaurant to prevent squatters re-entering the property.
- A few moments on, and she re-enters the room; I hear her moving about behind my head, and then her hands are on me.
- The pair left the shop and re-entered seconds later after being attacked outside by the first and second defendants.
- One of Josephine's three children then pointed out to her the Access course at the University of Hertfordshire, and it was only then that she thought about re-entering education.
- Thus when she re-enters the store she is entering a part of a building as a trespasser intending to steal.
- Standard Life has also re-entered the Indian life assurance market after a 40-year gap.
- After reaching the end of the lunch line, Matthew and I exited the hot and aroma filled kitchen and re-entered the cafeteria.
- The shuttle has to cope with temperatures of up to 1,200C when it re-enters the Earth's atmosphere.
- The blood often re-enters the aorta further down the vessel, in which case there is serious damage but the patient survives.
- His ex-wife, Andrea, re-enters Tyrone's life, bringing with her a proposal to write a book about Sierra, his daughter and a martyr of the movement.
- Mr Taylor first grabbed Mr Ormes to prevent him from re-entering the house.
- She describes the cloak of invisibility that descends on women whose looks have begun to fade, and strikes a particular nerve when she talks about the kindness that re-enters her life after plastic surgery.
- The circle is completed when the elder brother from America (also called Karl) re-enters the frame, having only just realised he was not, as he had been told, the son of another man whom his mother had married.
- The court heard she had to go outside for several minutes to get some fresh air before re-entering the house.
- The men stopped the woman from re-entering the building and alerted the emergency services.
- He refused to do so and insisted that he wished to re-enter the house.
1(go in, come in)volver a entrarre-enter Romeo — reaparece Romeo
2(register again)to re-enter for an exam — volver a presentarse a un examen
- to re-enter for a race — volver a inscribirse para participar en una carrera
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