In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(realmente)reallysi efectivamente es así, hay que hacer algo — if that is really the case, something must be done
2sí, efectivamente, así fue — yes indeed / yes, that's right, that's how it was
- entonces lo único que podemos hacer es esperar — efectivamente — so all we can do is wait — that's right / correct
- dijo que estaría a las siete y, efectivamente, allí estaba — he said he'd be there at seven and, sure enough, there he was
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