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(ceñido)tightlleva ropa bien ajustada — she wears very tight-fitting clothes
- este vestido me queda muy ajustado — this dress is very tight on me / too tight for me
1.2la competencia nos obliga a venderlos a precios muy ajustados — the competition means we have to sell them with a very low profit margin
- un presupuesto muy ajustado para un proyecto tan importante — a very tight budget for such an important project
2(en correspondencia con)ajustado a algo
- una decisión ajustada a su política general — a decision in keeping with their general policy
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