In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1dimitirrenunciarpresentar su dimisiónpresentar su renunciathere were shouts of 'resign!' — se alzaron voces pidiendo su dimisión / su renuncia
- to resign from sth — dimitir algo
- I resigned from the committee — renuncié a / dimití mi cargo en la comisión
1(position) dimitir(position) renunciar a(position) presentar su dimisión a(position) presentar su renuncia a
2(forfeit)(claim/right) renunciar a
to resign oneself
1resignarseto resign oneself to sth/ -ing — resignarse a algo/+ inf
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