In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(abandonar)depuso su actitud y se entregó — he abandoned his stance and gave himself up
- decidieron deponer las armas — they decided to lay down their arms
2(rey) to depose(gobierno/presidente) to overthrow(presidente/gobierno) to topplea raíz del escándalo fue depuesto de su cargo — as a result of the scandal he was removed from office
1.2Mexico, Central America Fisiología
informal (vomitar)to throw up coloquial
2Derechoto make a statementto make a deposition formal(ante un tribunal) to testify
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