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(under water)they pushed him under — lo empujaron debajo del agua
- she was under for three minutes — estuvo sumergida durante tres minutos
- But the boat was sinking fast and when the stern went under, a rush of air pushed four people out of the cabin.
- When I heard the splash I turned round and saw the boy was struggling and going under.
- Many of the troops died in deliberately-flooded fields, dragged under by their equipment.
- I'm slinking along the bottom like an eel, trying to see how long I can stay under before I need to surface.
1.2(anesthetized)she's still under — todavía está bajo los efectos de la anestesia
- When I came to, it turned out that I had been under for a whole hour.
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