In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(película/libro) suitableser apto para algo — to be suitable for sth
- unos embutidos no aptos para el consumo — sausages not fit for consumption
2apto para algo — fit for sth
- no es una persona apta para ejercer esta profesión — he is not fit to practice this profession
- apto para el servicio militar — fit for military service
- no se le considera apto para el cargo — he's not considered to be suitable / right for the job
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