In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to chooseescogió las mejores flores para hacer el ramo — he picked out / chose / selected the best flowers to make the bouquet
- escoge el libro que quieras — pick / choose whichever book you want
- escoge los dos o tres mejores — pick out / choose the best two or three
- no hay mucho donde escoger — there isn't a great deal of choice
- tuve que escoger entre los dos — I had to choose between the two of them
- me escogieron de entre 90 candidatos — I was chosen / selected from among 90 applicants
- fue escogido para representar a su clase — he was chosen / picked to represent his class
- tuvo mucho cuidado al escoger sus palabras — he picked / chose his words very carefully
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