In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(área, región)area¿por qué zona viven? — what area do they live in?
- en la zona fronteriza — in the border area / zone
- zonas montañosas — mountainous areas / regions
- por esa zona no hay servicio de autobuses — there is no bus service in that area
- fue declarada zona neutral — it was declared a neutral zone
- zona de influencia — sphere of influence
- [ S ] zona de carga y descarga — loading and unloading only
2(en baloncesto)free-throw lanethree-second area
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