In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Theatrestagehabía varios niños en el escenario — there were several children on (the) stage
- tenía cinco años cuando subió al escenario por primera vez — she was five years old when she first went on (the) stage
2(de un suceso)scenelos bomberos llegaron al escenario de los hechos — the firefighters arrived on the scene
- la ceremonia tuvo por escenario la catedral — the ceremony was held in the cathedral
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