In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1suitablellevaba un vestido muy poco apropiado para una boda — the dress she was wearing was very inappropriate / unsuitable for a wedding
- el discurso fue muy apropiado a la ocasión — the speech was very fitting for the occasion
- la persona apropiada para el cargo — the right person / a suitable person for the job
- este libro no es apropiado para tu edad — this book is unsuitable for someone of your age
- ¡podrías haber elegido un momento más apropiado! — you could have chosen a more appropriate time
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