In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(attend)to sit in (on sth/sb)
- he sat in on some of their rehearsals — asistió a / estuvo presente en algunos de sus ensayos
- he used to sit in on my classes — asistía a mis clases como oyente (or observador etc.)
- I don't like people sitting in (on me) while I'm practicing — no me gusta que haya nadie presente cuando practico
2(as protest)hacer una sentadahacer un sitin Mexico
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