In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(predestinado)destinado a algo — destined for sth
- estaba destinado a la vida religiosa — he was destined for religious life
- destinado al fracaso — destined to fail
- estaba destinado a tener una muerte violenta — he was destined to die a violent death
- parece que está destinada a sufrir — she seems doomed / destined to suffer
1.2(dirigido, asignado)destinado a algo — destined for sth
- las cajas destinadas a Montevideo — the boxes for / bound for / being sent to Montevideo
- dos cajas destinadas a nuestras oficinas en León — two boxes consigned to / destined for our offices in León
- los aviones destinados a este fin — the planes used for this purpose
- una política destinada a estrechar estos lazos — a policy aimed at strengthening these links
- comida destinada a ser distribuida entre los refugiados — food destined / intended for distribution among the refugees
2.1destinado en Ceuta — stationed in Ceuta
2.2ahora está destinado en Lima — he's been posted / sent / assigned to Lima
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