In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lugar) shelteredabrigado de algo
- una bahía abrigada del viento — a bay sheltered / protected from the wind
- un rincón abrigado del frío/de la lluvia — a sheltered spot out of the cold/the rain
2si llevas los pies abrigados no sientes el frío — if you keep your feet warm, you don't feel the cold
- ¿estás bien abrigado con esas mantas? — are you warm enough with those blankets?
- este niño está demasiado abrigado — this child has too many clothes on
- hacía frío pero iba bien abrigado — it was cold but he was wrapped up warm
3Río de la Plata(ropa) warm
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