In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(periodo)weekla semana próxima / que viene — next week
- una vez a la semana or por semana — once a week
- no le gusta salir entre semana — she doesn't like going out during the week / in the week / midweek
- [ S ] semana del juguete en la Galería — toy week at the Galería
- la semana de tres jueves
- ¿te parece que nos van a pagar? — sí, en la semana de tres jueves — do you think they'll ever pay us? — yes, and pigs might fly
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