In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(all over)she was famous throughout Europe/the world — era famosa en toda Europa/en todo el mundo / en el mundo entero
- there were notices throughout the building — había avisos por todo el edificio
2(in time)it rained continuously throughout the afternoon/the weekend — llovió sin parar (durante) toda la tarde/todo el fin de semana
- throughout her/his career — a lo largo de toda su carrera
1(all over)totalmentethe house is carpeted throughout — la casa está totalmente alfombrada
2(in time)desde el principio hasta el finshe listened in silence throughout — escuchó en silencio desde el principio hasta el fin
- his behavior throughout was irreproachable — su conducta nunca dejó de ser intachable
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