In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1date¿qué fecha es hoy? — what date is it today?
- (en correspondencia) con / de fecha 7 de marzo último — dated 7th March last
- tuve que adelantar la fecha — I had to bring forward the date
- atrasaron la fecha — they moved back the date
- hasta la fecha — to date
- le dieron/tiene fecha para Agosto — (para un examen, una entrevista etc) she has an appointment in August
- el año pasado por estas fechas — this time last year
- [ S ] inauguración en fecha próxima — opening soon
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