In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(oportunista)opportunistopportunisticestos ladrones son muy aprovechados — these thieves are real opportunists
- comerciantes aprovechados — opportunist shopkeepers
- no seas aprovechado — don't take advantage (of the situation)
- dinero/tiempo bien aprovechado — money/time well spent
- es dinero/tiempo mal aprovechado — it's a waste of time/money
- el espacio está muy mal aprovechado — the space is very badly used
masculine and feminine noun
1opportunistestos comerciantes son unos aprovechados — these shopkeepers are real opportunists / really take advantage
- es un aprovechado con sus padres — he takes advantage of his parents
- es un aprovechado, viene aquí solo a comer y a beber — he's a real scrounger, he just comes here for the food and drink
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