In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(malgastar)(dinero) to squander(dinero) to waste(electricidad/agua) to waste
2(tener en abundancia)(simpatía/buen humor) to radiate(buen humor/simpatía) to exudederrocha salud y energía — she radiates / exudes health and energy
1to throw money awayto squander moneycómprate algo pero no derroches — buy yourself something but don't go throwing your money away / wasting your money
- estaban acostumbrados a derrochar — they were used to being very free with their money
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