In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(probar)(verdad) to prove(verdad) to demonstrate(teorema) to provesus respuestas demuestran una inteligencia poco común — her answers demonstrate above average intelligence
- eso demuestra que él ya lo sabía — that shows / proves that he already knew
- te voy a demostrar que tengo razón — I'm going to prove to you that I'm right
- demostrar + inf
- ha demostrado ser muy capaz — he's shown himself to be very able
- demostró no tener la más mínima idea — he showed / demonstrated that he didn't have the slightest idea
2.1(interés/sentimiento) to show
2.2(funcionamiento/método) to demonstrate
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