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(in a circle)we walked all the way round — dimos toda la vuelta
- they ran round and round — dieron vueltas y vueltas corriendo
- all year round — durante todo el año
1.2(so as to face in different direction)the wind veered round — el viento cambió de dirección
1.3(on all sides)alrededoreveryone crowded round — todo el mundo se apiñó alrededor
- Filming with a mini camera quickly brought a good-natured crowd of local residents flocking round, proud of their remarkable monument.
- The coffin was then carried into the yard by four men and everyone gathered round.
- I found myself in the garden of the farm-house, an orchard in the centre and flowerbeds all round.
- He reached out an arm and pulled her close to him, slipping back under the covers and wrapping them round them both.
- Once the warm-up was finished, Mr. Christian told them to gather round in a circle while he passed out the names.
2.1(from one place, person to another)we went inside and had a look round — entramos y echamos un vistazo
- the curator took us round — el conservador nos mostró / nos enseñó el museo (or la colección etc.)
- a list was handed round — se hizo circular una lista
- I phoned round to find a cheaper flight — hice unas cuantas llamadas tratando de encontrar un pasaje más barato
- she prefers to travel round on her own — prefiere viajar sola
2.2(at, to different place)I expect she's round at Ed's — supongo que estará en lo de Ed River Plate
- we dashed round to the bank — fuimos corriendo al banco
- he brought his girlfriend round — trajo a su novia
- we're having friends round for a meal — hemos invitado a unos amigos a comer
2.3all round — en todos los sentidos
- their team was better all round — su equipo era mejor en todos los sentidos
- congratulations all round! — ¡felicitaciones a todos!
- he bought drinks all round — compró bebidas para todos
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