In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(caerse bien)la persona con quien más simpatizaba — the person I got on best with
- simpatizaron desde el primer momento — they took to each other / they liked each other / they hit it off right from the start
- desde un principio no me simpatizó — I didn't like him from the start
2(sentir simpatía)simpatizar con algn — to like sb
3Politicssimpatizar con algo — to be sympathetic to sth
- simpatizaba con sus ideales revolucionarios — I was sympathetic to / I sympathized with their revolutionary ideals
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