In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cadencia, compás)rhythmse movía al ritmo de la música — she moved to the rhythm of the music
- llevaba el ritmo con los pies/las manos — he kept time with his feet/hands
- perdió el ritmo — he lost the rhythm
- no sabe seguir el ritmo — he can't keep in time / follow the beat
- marcaba el ritmo con la batuta — she beat time with her baton
- una canción de ritmo lento — a song with a slow beat
2(velocidad)pacespeedmantienen un buen ritmo de trabajo — they work at a steady pace / speed
- a este ritmo no terminaremos nunca — at this rate we'll never finish
- tendrás que ajustarte a su ritmo de trabajo — you'll have to adapt to the pace / speed he works at
- han corrido a buen ritmo — they've run at a good speed / pace
- el ritmo de crecimiento de la demanda interior — the rate of growth in the home market
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