In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(actividad)tradedurante este período se desarrolló el comercio entre los dos países — during this period trade between the two countries developed
- el mundo del comercio — the world of commerce
- el comercio de armas/pieles — the arms/fur trade
2(conjunto de establecimientos)hoy cierra el comercio — the shops are closed today Britanico
- el comercio no secundó la huelga — the storekeepers did not support the strike
3(tienda)store EEUUshop Britanico
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