In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(dirección)directioncourseNautical coursecaminaba sin rumbo fijo — she wandered aimlessly
- partió (con) rumbo a Toluca — he set off for Toluca
- abandonó el país (con) rumbo a Francia — she left the country bound for France
- navegábamos con rumbo norte — we were sailing northward(s) / north
- el barco puso rumbo a la costa italiana — the boat set a course for / headed for the Italian coast
- los acontecimientos han tomado un rumbo trágico — events have taken a tragic turn
- a partir de entonces su vida tomó un nuevo rumbo — that changed the course of his life
- la poesía española inició un nuevo rumbo — Spanish poetry began to move in a new direction / took a new turn
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