In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1con experiencia sobrada — with more than enough / with ample experience
- un escritor con sobrados méritos para el premio — a writer who is more than worthy of the prize
- tengo sobrados motivos para sospechar — I have every / ample reason to be suspicious
1.2sobrado de algo
- está sobrada de dinero — she has plenty of money
- no ando muy sobrado de dinero — I'm not very well off at the moment
- no estoy muy sobrado de tiempo — I'm a bit short of time
2Andes informal(engreído)full of oneself informaldesde que lo nombraron jefe se ha puesto muy sobrado — since he was made the boss he's been very full of himself / he's become very conceited
1llegó sobrado a la meta — he won easily
- lo sé sobrado — I know that only too well
- ¿llegarás a tiempo? — ¡sobrado! — do you think you'll make it? — easily!
2sobrados masculine plural
masculine and feminine noun
1show-off informalbighead informal
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