In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(beneficio, utilidad)benefitno sacó ningún provecho del curso — he got nothing out of the course
- le sacó mucho provecho a su estancia en el extranjero — she got a lot out of her stay abroad
- solo piensa en su propio provecho — everything he does is done for his own benefit
- fue una visita de mucho provecho para los alumnos — it was a very worthwhile visit for the students
- es un estudiante de provecho, llegará lejos — he's a hardworking student, he'll go far
- espero que sea una experiencia de provecho — I hope it will be a profitable / beneficial / worthwhile experience
2(de un alimento)come mucho pero no le hace provecho — he eats a lot but he doesn't gain weight
- ¡buen provecho! — bon appetit!
- hacer provecho or provechito — to bring up wind
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