In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1consecutiveocurrió en tres visitas seguidas — it happened on three consecutive visits
- ha faltado a clase tres días seguidos — she's missed school three days running / three days in a row
- lleva dos semanas seguidas con fiebre — she's had a fever for two weeks now
- van a dar las dos obras seguidas — the two plays will be performed consecutively
- pasaron tres autobuses seguidos — three buses went by one after the other / in quick succession
- le hicieron dos operaciones seguidas — he had two operations in quick succession / one right after the other
- seguido de algo/algn — followed by sth/sb
- seguido de Barcelona con 27 puntos — followed by Barcelona with 27 points
1(recto, sin desviarse)straight onvaya todo seguido — go straight on / straight ahead
2Latin America(a menudo)oftenúltimamente voy más seguido — I've been going more often lately
- viene seguido a visitarnos — he comes to visit us frequently / regularly
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