In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(protección)protectionestán bajo mi amparo — they're under my protection
- al amparo de — under the protection of
- al amparo de la nueva ley — under the (protection of the) new law
- viven al amparo de la caridad pública — they live on charity
- al amparo de la noche — under cover of (the) night / of darkness
2(refugio)shelterles dio amparo contra sus perseguidores — she sheltered them / gave them refuge from their pursuers
- su fe fue su amparo en la desgracia — his faith was his refuge in times of misfortune
- aquella cabaña era amparo de caminantes — that hut provided shelter / refuge for travelers
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