In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(lado derecho)rightla primera calle a la derecha — the first street on the right
- gira / tuerce a la derecha — turn right
- el de la derecha — the one on the right
- no hago/hace nada a derechas — I/he can't do anything right
1.2(mano derecha)right handcon la derecha — with my/your/his right hand
2Políticala derecha — the Right
- un político de derecha(Latin America) / (Spain) de derechas — a right-wing politician
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