In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(día anterior)lo había visto la víspera del accidente — she had seen him the day before the accident
- los sábados y vísperas de fiesta — on Saturdays and days prior to public holidays
- este plato puede prepararse la víspera — this dish can be prepared the day before
2vísperas feminine plural
2.1(tiempo anterior)siempre se pone nervioso en vísperas de un viaje — he always gets nervous just before a journey
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