In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ánimo, energía)spiritun equipo joven y con bríos — a young team with a lot of spirit
- la orquesta atacó el primer movimiento con gran brío — the orchestra launched into the first movement with great gusto / verve
- cantaron con brío — they sang with great energy / verve / gusto
- luchó con bríos — he fought with great spirit / determination
2(de un caballo)spirit
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As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.