In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(hold to)(road/path) seguir por(principles) mantener(principles) no apartarse de(rules) ceñirse a(rules) atenerse athey didn't stick to the agreement — no cumplieron con / no respetaron el acuerdo
- I'll stick to beer — yo voy a seguir tomando cerveza
- I'll stick to my original plan — seguiré con mi plan original
2(not digress from)(subject/facts) ceñirse astick to the point — no te apartes del tema
3(restrict oneself to)limitarse a
4(continue at, persevere in)seguir conperseverar con
5(follow closely)stick close to me — no te separes de mí
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