In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(redada/maniobra) to carry out(maniobra/redada) to execute formalla policía efectuó unos disparos al aire — the police fired shots into the air
- el pago se debe efectuar hoy — payment must be made today
- el tren efectuará su salida a las 10.50 — the train will depart at 10:50
- los participantes efectuarán un recorrido de 10 kilómetros — competitors will cover a distance of 10 kilometers
- podrán efectuar el trayecto en menos de media hora — they will be able to make the journey in less than half an hour
- los arreglos se efectuarán en el plazo de una semana — the repairs will be carried out within a week
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