In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(six times as much or as many)(increase) al séxtuple(decrease/reduction) a la sexta partethere was a sixfold reduction in cases — el número de casos se redujo a la sexta parte
2(having six parts)our reasons for this decision are sixfold — hay seis razones detrás de nuestra decisión
1(multiply/to increase) al séxtuple(to decrease) a la sexta parteeducation spending increased sixfold — el gasto en educación se sextuplicó
- the figure fell sixfold — la cifra bajó a la sexta parte
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