In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(carry away, on book)llevarsehe took the empty dishes away — retiró / se llevó los platos vacíos
- (on book) not to be taken away — para consulta en sala
1.2(lead off)(person) llevarse
1.3(remove, confiscate)(possession) quitar(possession) sacar Southern Conesacarle algo a algn Southern Coneto take away sb's hopes — quitarle las esperanzas a algn
- to take sth away from sb — quitarle algo a algn
- he took the ball away from the children — les quitó la pelota a los niños
- her children were taken away from her — le quitaron a los niños
- they took their children away from the school — sacaron a los niños del colegio
1.4(erase, obliterate)this will take the pain/taste away — con esto se te pasará / se te quitará el dolor/gusto
- nothing can take away my memories of that trip — nada me puede quitar el recuerdo de aquel viaje
1.534 take away 13 equals 21 — 34 menos 13 es igual a 21
- if you take away 13 from 34 … — si a 34 le restas 13 …
2take it away! — ¡adelante!
3British(food) llevarto eat here or take away? — ¿para comer aquí o para llevar?
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