In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Zoologíasnakematar la culebra
- termina esa tesis y mata esa culebra — finish that thesis and knock that problem on the head
- a la culebra se le mata por la cabeza — you have to/you should take the bull by the horns
3.1Venezuela slang (asunto turbio)tienen una culebra entre sí — there's something shady going on
3.2Venezuela slang (propósito)game coloquial
4Venezuela despectivoTelevisión Radiosoap operasoap coloquial
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