In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1they haven't weighed in yet — aún no los han pesado
- the champion weighed in at 103kg — el campeón pesó 103kg
1.2(at airport)facturar el equipaje
1.3(in discussion, conversation)intervenirto weigh in with sth
- she weighed in with harsh criticism of our methods — intervino criticando duramente nuestros métodos
1.4(help, support)arrimar el hombroto weigh in with sth — contribuir con algo
- several friends weighed in with offers of help — varios amigos se ofrecieron a ayudar
2(baggage) pesar(baggage) facturar
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