In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(enter)(building/room) entrar en(building/room) entrar a Latin America
2(fall into)(trap) caer enI walked right into it — caí como un angelito informal
3(obtain easily)she'll just walk into the job — va a conseguir el trabajo sin ningún problema
4(become involved in)we walked into the middle of a family row — caímos justo en medio de una discusión familiar
- when you walked into my life — cuando entraste en mi vida
5(collide with)darse contrallevarse por delanteshe walked into a tree — se dio contra un árbol
6(meet by chance)encontrarse con
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