In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(viaje)outward journeyla ida fue muy amena / el viaje de ida fue muy ameno — the outward journey was very pleasant
- a la ida paramos en París — on the way out / on the way there we stopped off in Paris
- sus constantes idas y venidas — their constant comings and goings
- ¿cuánto cuesta la ida sola? — how much is a one-way ticket?
- ¿saco de ida y vuelta? — shall I buy a round-trip? ticket
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