In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(pueblo/territorio) to conquer(pico/montaña) to conquer(mercado) to capturedispuesto a conquistar el mundo con su arte — determined to make his art world-famous / to conquer the world with his art
2(victoria/título) to win(éxito/fama) to achievehabía conquistado el puesto de director a la edad de 30 años — he had achieved the position of director by the age of 30
3South America(gol) to score
4(sentimiento/respeto) to winlos payasos conquistaron a los niños — the children were captivated by the clowns
- el actor conquistó el corazón del público — the actor won the affections of / captured the hearts of the audience
- los tiene conquistados con su don de gentes — he has won them over with his human touch
- acabó conquistándola — he won her heart in the end
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