In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(aviso, intimidación)threatno me vengas con amenazas — don't threaten me
- amenaza de algo
- intentó asustarlos con amenazas de cerrar la fábrica — he tried to frighten them by threatening to / with threats to close down the factory
- la amenaza de bomba — the bomb threat / warning
- amenaza de muerte — death threat
2(peligro, riesgo)threatcon amenaza de lluvias en el oeste — with a threat of rain in the west
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