In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Lawto appealapelará ante el Tribunal Supremo — he will appeal to the Supreme Court
- apelar de / contra algo — to appeal against sth
2(invocar, recurrir a)apelar a algo/algn — to appeal to sth/sb
- apeló a nuestra generosidad — she appealed to our generosity
- apeló a los secuestradores para que le devolvieran a su hijo — he appealed to the kidnappers to release his son
- tendrás que apelar a tu diplomacia — you'll have to call on / use all your diplomatic skills
3(apodar)to callPedro I, apelado el Cruel — Peter I, known as Peter the Cruel
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