In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
(de combustible)to refuel
2(de víveres)to resupplyto revictual
1to replenish supplies formaltenemos que bajar al pueblo a reabastecernos — we have to go down into the village to get more supplies / provisions
- reabastecerse de algo
- reabastecerse de combustible — to refuel
- pensaban reabastecerse de víveres en Trujillo — they planned to get more supplies in Trujillo
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