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(with hand)alargar la manoextender la manoto reach out for sth
- he reached out for the knife — alargó / extendió la mano para agarrar el cuchillo
1.2(with thoughts, emotions)to reach out for sth/to sb
- they were reaching out for friendship — estaban tendiendo la mano en busca de amistad
- to reach out to the poor and oppressed — tenderles la mano / tratar de llegar a los pobres y oprimidos
2(hand) alargar(hand) extender
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