In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lugar, parte)insidese está tan calentito aquí dentro — it's so nice and warm in here
- el perro duerme dentro — the dog sleeps in the house / inside / indoors
- es azul por dentro — it's blue on the inside
1(en el espacio)ininsideuna vez dentro del edificio — once inside / in the building
- tenía una piedrecita dentro del zapato — I had a little stone in my shoe
- dentro de nuestras aguas jurisdiccionales — inside / within our territorial waters
2(en el tiempo)inse mudan dentro de poco — they're moving soon / shortly
- se casan dentro de dos semanas — they're getting married in two weeks' time / in two weeks
- dentro del plazo previsto — within / in the time stipulated
3(de límites, posibilidades)withinsu situación no está dentro de las previstas en el reglamento — her situation does not fall within the categories provided for by the regulations
- dentro de lo que cabe está bien de precio — it's not a bad price, considering / all things considered
- dentro de todo or dentro de lo que cabe no estuvo tan mal — all in all, it wasn't that bad
- no está dentro de nuestras posibilidades — it is beyond our means
- está dentro de lo posible — it's not impossible
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