In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1prizeprizewinnerde / como premio — as a prize
- el premio a la mejor película/al mejor actor — the award / prize for the best movie/actor
- conceder / dar / otorgar un premio — to award / give a prize
- recibir/obtener/ganar un premio — to receive/get/win a prize
- ceremonia de entrega de premios — awards ceremony
- se llevó el primer premio — she took / got / won first prize
- viene con premio — she's got a bun in the oven
2(en un sorteo)prize¿le tocó algún premio? — did you win a prize?
3(a esfuerzos, sacrificios)rewardcomo premio a su dedicación — as a reward for your dedication
4(competición)trophyel Premio Inyala — the Inyala Award /Cup / Trophy /Stakes
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