In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Botanyfruitel fruto de la vid — the fruit of the vine
- los frutos de la tierra — the fruits of the earth
2.1(resultado, producto)fruitdar / rendir frutos — to bear fruit
- el negocio empieza a rendir frutos — the business is beginning to bear fruit
- sus gestiones no dieron ningún fruto — his efforts were fruitless
- estudiando obtendrás tus frutos — if you study now you will reap the benefits later
- la inversión no le da ningún fruto — the investment isn't bringing her any return
- fruto de algo
- todo fue fruto de su imaginación — it was all a product / figment of his imagination
- fue fruto de la casualidad — it came about / happened quite by chance
- para poder disfrutar el fruto de su trabajo — to be able to enjoy the fruits of her labor
- es el fruto de muchos años de esfuerzos — it's the result / product of many years of effort
2.2frutos" (Law) also "frutos civilesunearned income
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