In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ayuda)helppedir auxilio — to ask for help
- nos prestó auxilio — he gave us help
- ¡socorro! ¡auxilio! — help! help!
- acudieron en auxilio de los accidentados — they went to the aid of / to help the accident victims
- auxilio en carretera — breakdown / recovery service
2Río de la Plata(grúa)recovery truckbreakdown truckwrecker EEUU
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