In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(estimular)to motivateno está nada motivada en ese trabajo — that job doesn't motivate her at all
2.1(causar)este fue el principal factor que motivó su derrota — this was the main cause of / the principal reason for his defeat
- esto ha motivado la subida de precios — this has brought about / given rise to the price increase
2.2(impulsar)to motivatemotivado por deseos de venganza — motivated by revenge / feelings of revenge
- ¿qué te motivó a hacerlo? — what made you do it?
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