In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(acción)decisionla decisión está en tus manos — the decision is in your hands
- tienes que tomar una decisión — you must make / take a decision
- no han podido llegar a una decisión — they haven't been able to decide / reach a decision
- decisión de + inf
- su decisión de marcharse — her decision to leave
2(cualidad)decisivenessdecisionuna mujer de decisión — a woman of decision
3Latin America(en boxeo)ganó por decisión — he won on points / by a decision
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