In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(acometer) to charge(atacar) to attackarremeter contra algo/algn — to charge at sth/sb
- la policía arremetió contra los manifestantes — the police charged at the demonstrators
- arremetió a empellones contra los fotógrafos — she rushed forward and pushed the photographers
2(criticar)arremeter contra algo/algn — to attack sth/sb
- arremetió con dureza contra los disidentes — he launched a harsh attack on the dissidents
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