In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(impressed)to be struck with/by sb/sth
- you certainly seem very struck with her — parece que te ha caído muy bien / que te ha causado muy buena impresión
- I was quite struck by their professionalism — me llamó la atención / me admiró su profesionalismo
- to be struck on sb/sth
- I'm not very struck on the idea — la idea no me vuelve loco
- she's really struck on him — está loca por él
2US(on strike)en huelga
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