In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(acento)accentlilttiene un dejo aragonés — she has a slight Aragonese accent / lilt
2(de una bebida, comida)aftertastedejo a algo — slight taste of sth
3(toque)touchhintse expresó con un dejo de arrogancia — he spoke with a touch / hint of arrogance
4(impresión, sensación)me quedó un dejo triste tras hablar con él — I was left with a feeling of sadness after talking to him
5Chile(semejanza)dejo a algn
- tiene un cierto dejo a su abuelo — he has something of his grandfather about him
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