In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(definido, preciso)(lugar/fecha) certainquedaron en encontrarse en un lugar determinado y no apareció — they agreed to meet at a certain / given place but she didn't show up
- en determinado momento me di cuenta de que se había ido — at a certain point I realized that she had gone
- en determinadas circunstancias — in certain circumstances
- de una manera determinada — in a certain / particular way
- si se excede una determinada dosis — if a particular dosage is exceeded
2(actitud/persona) determined(actitud/persona) resolute
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