In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Cinema Theatrepremierefuimos al estreno de la película — we went to the premiere (of the movie)
- [ S ] riguroso estreno — world premiere
- tengo entradas para el estreno de la obra — I have tickets for the opening / first night of the play
2.1(primer uso)estar/ir de estreno — to be wearing new clothes
- ¡qué elegante te has puesto! ¿estás de estreno? — you look smart! are those new clothes you're wearing?
- el estreno del local — the opening of the new premises
2.2(primera actuación)su estreno como chef fue desastroso — his debut as a chef was a disaster
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