In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(artículo/propiedad) to acquire(artículo/propiedad) to obtain(conocimientos/cultura) to acquire(experiencia) to gain(experiencia) to acquire(nacionalidad) to acquire(nacionalidad) to obtain(lengua) to acquireha adquirido el 13% de las acciones de Bianco — he has acquired / obtained / purchased 13% of Bianco's shares
- adquiera su nuevo coche antes del día 30 — purchase / buy your new car before the 30th
- ha adquirido renombre internacional — he has attained / achieved international renown
- con el tiempo ha ido adquiriendo madurez y aplomo — over the years he has gained in maturity and assurance
- derechos adquiridos — vested / acquired rights
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