In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(manantial) to riseun chorro surgía de entre las rocas — water gushed from / spouted out from between the rocks
2(aparecer, salir)(problema/dificultad) to arise(problema/dificultad) to come up(problema/dificultad) to emerge(interés/sentimiento) to develop(sentimiento/interés) to emerge(idea) to emerge(idea) to come uphan surgido impedimentos de última hora — some last-minute problems have come up / arisen
- ¿y cómo surgió ese tema? — and how did that subject come up / crop up?
- el amor que surgió entre ellos — the love that sprang up between them
- surgir de algo
- una silueta surgió de entre las sombras — a shape rose up from / loomed up out of the shadows
- de la familia han surgido muchos músicos — the family has produced many musicians
- han surgido muchas empresas de este tipo — a lot of companies of this kind have sprung up / emerged
- el movimiento surgió como respuesta a esta injusticia — the movement came into being as a response to / arose in response to this injustice
3(desprenderse, deducirse)surgir de algo
- del informe surge que … — the report shows that …
- ¿qué surge de todo esto? — what can be deduced from all this?
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