In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(stylishly)elegantementeshe dresses so smartly — se viste muy elegante
- the children were all smartly groomed — los niños iban muy bien arreglados
2.1(briskly, promptly)(march/walk) a paso rápidohe replied/acted smartly when he heard the news — respondió/reaccionó rápidamente cuando oyó la noticia
2.2(forcefully)(knock/hit) con fuerza
3(cleverly)(answer/reply) inteligentemente(answer/reply) con agudeza
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