In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in questions, indirect questions)whom did you visit? — ¿a quién visitaste?
- a letter from whom? — ¿una carta de quién?
- she didn't know whom to trust — no sabía en quién confiar
- I often wonder whom she will eventually marry — muchas veces me pregunto con quién se casará finalmente
- You are never quite sure which actor is sitting where, or which voice belongs to whom.
- This will be a comfort to Cameron, over whom Vogts had appeared to blow hot and cold.
- The poor reader must be as confused as Media Watch about who has done what to whom.
- It has yet to make up its mind as to whom to talk, what to talk and how to move in this matter.
- So many people to say hello to, none of whom you really notice when you work there every time.
- I am now with a lady of whom I am fond, but not in love, and I find it harder to respond to her.
- People will now vote for whom they are told, forced to vote by people who have a hold over them.
- She has come with two friends, one of whom is carrying her dinner in a cardboard box.
- She said other businesses to whom she had spoken were willing to take the same action.
- Perhaps he tried it out on a few friends, who showed it to their friends, one of whom took a copy.
- The congenial old All Black to whom he had been chatting was suddenly a different man.
- Passively loved by the rich, he had a playboy father to whom he dedicates this book.
- Both explore who said what to whom, or who made up what and why, in the run-up to the war.
- The couple have two sons, one of whom lives with them while the other is in Somerset.
- Your victim could be the workmate with whom you shared a sandwich from your lunchbox.
- The team also spoke to people in the West End Bar, some of whom were there the week before.
- That is not a solution available to most people for whom email has become a necessity.
- Only three people are still living at the hostel, one of whom is said to have a firm offer of a new home.
- To my left was a battered pair, both of whom had dark rings under their eyes and swollen faces.
- Each poster featured three women laughing, one of whom had a glass of wine in her hand.
2(as relative)the cousin whom I mentioned earlier — el primo que / a quien mencioné antes
- the girls, both of whom could dance — las chicas, que ambas sabían bailar
- his friends, none of whom had any money — sus amigos, ninguno de los cuales tenía dinero
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