In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(plaza)marketir al mercado or (Colombia, Mexico) hacer el mercado — to go to market
- día de mercado — market day
2Finance Business Economicsmarketempresa líder en el mercado — market leader
- el mercado del petróleo — the oil market
- inundan el mercado con sus productos — they are flooding / swamping the market with their products
- el mercado nacional — the domestic market
- el nuevo modelo ya salió al mercado — the new model is available / on sale now
- no hay mercado para ese producto — there's no market for that product
- un mercado alcista — a rising / bull market
- un mercado bajista — a falling / bear market
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