In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(play, busy oneself)the children are running around in the garden — los niños están correteando por el jardín
- I was running around like a mad thing all day yesterday — ayer anduve todo el día dando vueltas / de un lado para otro como un loco
- why should I run around after you? — ¿por qué tengo que estar haciéndote de sirvienta?
2informal(keep company)salirwho's she running around with now? — ¿ahora con quién sale?
3(drive around)I often see her running around in her dad's car — a menudo la veo por ahí en el coche de su padre
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