In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(modelo de conducta)examplesu valor debería servirnos de / como ejemplo — his bravery should serve as / should be an example to us
- debes tomar a tu padre como ejemplo — you should follow your father's example
- tienes que dar (el) ejemplo — you have to set an example
- predicar con el ejemplo — to practice what one preaches
2(caso ilustrativo)example¿me puedes dar algún ejemplo? — can you give me an example?
- otro ejemplo de su falta de principios — another example of his lack of principles
- pongamos por ejemplo el caso de Elena — let's take Elena's case as an example
3por ejemplo — for example
- supongamos, por ejemplo, que te quedas sin dinero — let's suppose, for example, that you run out of money
- has cometido muchos errores — ¿por ejemplo? — you've made a lot of mistakes — give me an example
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