In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(meet/plan) secretamente(meet/plan) en secreto(plan/meet) a escondidasI secretly shared his opinion — en el fondo / aunque no lo admitía, yo estaba de acuerdo con él
- They had booked a table at a restaurant for dinner and Mr Mears had secretly made plans to propose to her that evening.
- Villeneuve says union agents secretly staying at the hotel told him of the practice.
- His remains were secretly buried, so that they would not become a place of worship.
- They marked their special day with a family celebration, planned secretly by their children.
- We love poker, says Alvarez, because we are all secretly in love with America.
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