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(flip, reverse)(mattress/omelet) darle la vuelta a(omelet/mattress) voltear Southern Cone Latin America(mattress/omelet) dar vuelta Southern Cone(soil) remover(soil) voltear Southern Cone Latin America(soil) dar vuelta Southern Coneshe turned the idea over in her mind — le dio vueltas a la idea en la cabeza
1.2Motor vehicles(engine) hacer funcionar
2(hand over)(prisoner/document) entregarshe turned the company over to her son — puso la empresa a nombre de su hijo
3.1we turned over $8 million last year — facturamos 8 millones de dólares el año pasado
- stock is turned over very rapidly — la rotación del estoc es muy rápida
3.2(page) pasar(page) volver(page) dar vuelta Southern Cone
4.1(onto other side)darse la vueltadarse vuelta Southern Conehe turned over onto his stomach — se dio vuelta y se puso boca abajo Southern Cone
- the car turned over — el coche volcó / dio una vuelta de campana
4.2Motor vehicles(engine) funcionar
4.3the stock turns over very quickly — la rotación del estoc es muy rápida
4.4(turn page)pasar la páginavolver la páginadar vuelta la página Southern Cone
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