In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1his belt had worked its way loose — se le había soltado el cinturón
- we worked our way toward the exit — nos abrimos camino hacia la salida
- damp was working its way up the walls — la humedad estaba subiendo por las paredes
- she worked her way to the top of her profession — trabajó hasta llegar a la cima de su profesión
- he worked his way across the continent/through college — cruzó el continente/hizo la carrera trabajando
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