In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(locate)(building/town/factory) situar(town/building/factory) ubicar Latin America(town/factory/building) emplazar formalthe hotel is situated off the main square — el hotel está ubicado muy cerca de la Plaza Mayor Latin America
- the house is well situated — la casa está bien ubicada
- you're well situated to make a judgment — estás en (una) buena posición para juzgar
- how are you situated (for money)? — ¿cuál es tu situación (económica)?
- we're better situated than we were a year ago — estamos mejor situados / en mejor situación que hace un año
- The school is situated in an enviable position next to the River Thames.
- No fishing license is needed, as the pond is entirely situated on private property.
- The six-storey building is situated on an elevated site and will have retail units at ground level.
- Most of the craft shops are situated in a restored Edwardian stable block built around a courtyard.
- It is situated in an elevated position on this popular coastal road and enjoys superb views of Dublin Bay and Howth.
- Recently completely renovated, the house is situated on a half acre site with side entrance.
- The church is situated in an imposing position overlooking the village of Kildavin.
- The house is situated on an extensive site in a secure, quiet residential area.
- This house is situated next to a renovated church on a quiet road close to the city centre.
- This fine property is situated on a 0.5 acre site of private mature gardens.
- The property is situated close to a main road.
- This period three-bedroom residence is situated close to the Grand Canal on a street of terraced homes.
- The site is situated close to the golf club.
- The development is situated close to a number of large business premises.
- These areas are situated at the base of mountain and have been cleared of all the vegetation.
- The new university campuses are all situated near military bases.
- A cafe is situated conveniently at the top of the hill and there is a pub within a few metres.
- The site was situated close to the Stanmore Town Centre and to public facilities.
- The stations studio is situated on the dumpsite close to the homes of the participating children.
- A church is frequently situated within the old walls of a fort, built of Roman stone.
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