In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to dare¡anda, atrévete! — go on then, I dare you (to)
- atreverse con algn
- ¿a que conmigo no te atreves? — I bet you wouldn't dare take me on
- atreverse con algo
- esto es lo que hay que revisar ¿te atreves con todo? — this is what has to be checked; do you think you can handle / tackle it all?
- ¿vas a atreverte con ese filete? — do you think you're going to be able to manage that steak?
- atreverse a + inf
- ¿a que no te atreves a robar uno? — I bet you wouldn't dare (to) steal one
- ¿cómo te atreves a contestar así a tu madre? — how dare you talk back to your mother like that?
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