In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1plural those(demonstrative)eseesaéseésaesoesosesasésosésasaquélaquéllaaquelloaquellosaquellasaquéllosaquéllaswhat's that? — ¿qué es eso?
- who's that? — quién es ese/esa?
- that's Mary's husband/daughter — ese es el marido/esa es la hija de Mary
- those are $20 and those over there $21.50 — esos cuestan 20 dólares y aquellos de allá 21,50
- that's why she never went back — por eso nunca volvió
- (on telephone) who's that, please? — ¿con quién hablo, por favor?
- that's impossible/wonderful! — ¡es imposible/maravilloso!
- that was last week — eso fue la semana pasada
- those who have been less fortunate — los que no han tenido tanta suerte
- those at the back cannot hear — los que están en el fondo no oyen
- is that so? — ¿ah, sí?
- eat it up now, that's a good girl! — vamos, cómetelo todo ¡así me gusta!
- don't talk like that! — ¡no hables así!
- she told me that John had won the race — that he did — me dijo que John había ganado la carrera — así es(, la ganó John)
- Hello, is that the police?
- Who's that in the corner?
- That's my best friend over there behind the counter.
- That's a hawk atop the big rock.
- That's a nice necklace.
2(relative)quea voice that reminded him of somebody — una voz que le recordaba a alguien
- it's not money that's the problem — el problema aquí no es el dinero
- it was in Australia that I met Bob — fue en Australia donde conocí a Bob
- fool that I was, I believed him — tonto que fui, le creí
- everywhere (that) I go — dondequiera que voy
- it wasn't Helen (that) you saw — no fue a Helen que viste
- is it today (that) they're arriving? — ¿es hoy que llegan?
- the reason (that) she resigned — el motivo por el que dimitió
- the way (that) he spoke — la forma en que habló
1eseesaesosesasaquelaquellaaquellosaquellasdo you know that boy/girl? — ¿conoces a ese chico/esa chica?
- those two records/keys are Pete's — esos dos discos/esas dos llaves son de Pete
- do you remember those two Americans we met? — ¿te acuerdas de aquellos dos americanos que conocimos?
- I prefer that one — prefiero ese/esa
- I like those yellow ones — me gustan esos amarillos
- in those days — en aquellos tiempos
- we interviewed only those candidates who … — solo entrevistamos a los / aquellos candidatos que …
- it's been one of those days — ha sido uno de esos días en que todo sale mal
1quethey decided (that) it was too expensive — decidieron que era demasiado caro
- she said (that) she understood — dijo que entendía
- that he should say so surprises me — me sorprende que lo diga
- the idea that the end justifies the means — la idea de que el fin justifica los medios
- the news that our team had won — la noticia de que nuestro equipo había ganado
- I'm glad (that) you're here — me alegro de que estés aquí
- doesn't it worry you that you haven't heard from him? — ¿no te preocupa (el) no haber tenido noticias suyas?
- let me know immediately (that) they arrive — avísame en cuanto lleguen
2.1(in order that)they died that others might live — murieron para que otros pudieran vivir
- be careful (that) you don't lose anything — ten cuidado de no perder nada
2.2(with the result that)queshe talks so fast that I can't understand — habla tan rápido que no le entiendo
- The result is that it takes longer to adjust to a shock and requires a stronger policy response.
- The result was that he had a home where he and his wife were happy and contented.
- It is for this reason that I support the introduction of a law to ban them from public sale and public use.
- It's all over and above contract, but the result is that kids here tend to be a bit more respectful.
- Reports say the surge was so strong that parked cars were thrown around like toys.
- It's for that reason that we decided to extend this opportunity to district farmers.
- It is for this reason that they despised death and even showed themselves superior to death.
- The result is that the two outer whorls are petals and the two inner ones are stamens.
- The result is that he resolves to return to his true calling: the writing of fiction.
- The result is that getting to the common functions and then being able to use them is quick and easy.
- The result is that the branched molecule is reduced to a form like a lopped tree.
- That gallery is not the only reason that Southwark and the Borough are booming.
- So these are some of the reasons that Americans get a bad press elsewhere in the world.
- The result is that the stone suffers from the adverse effects of weathering or decay.
- The result is that more rainfall records are broken at this time of year than at any other.
- The result is that anyone who hacks into the database does not see the grade of any individual student.
- The result is that you pay too much tax in the months before your birthday and too little in the months after.
3.1(expressing surprise)that he should do such a thing! — ¡mira que hacer una cosa así!
3.2literary (expressing a wish)¡ojalá!oh, that you were here! — ¡ojalá estuvieras aquí!
1tanten thirty? that late already? — ¿las diez y media? ¿ya es tan tarde?
- I'm not that interested, really — la verdad es que no me interesa tanto
- she can't be all that stupid — no es posible que sea tan tonta
- how much do you want? that much? — ¿cuánto quieres? ¿un tanto así?
- I was that tired I could hardly stay awake — estaba tan cansado que apenas podía mantenerme despierto
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