In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1it's difficult to find one's way around this town — es difícil orientarse / no perderse en esta ciudad
- you'll soon find your way around the office/system — en poco tiempo te familiarizarás con la oficina/el sistema
- how did the cat manage to find its way in here? — ¿cómo se las habrá ingeniado / arreglado el gato para meterse aquí?
- can you find your way there by yourself? — ¿sabes ir solo?
- I'll find my own way home/out — no te molestes en acompañarme (a casa/a la puerta)
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