In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1falldropfallel descenso del nivel de los embalses — the drop in the level of the reservoirs
- ha habido un brusco descenso en los precios del crudo — there has been a sharp fall in the price of crude oil
- el descenso en el número de accidentes — the fall / decrease in the number of accidents
1.2(desde una altura)descentiniciaremos el descenso en pocos minutos — we shall begin our descent in a few minutes
- la carrera / prueba de descenso — the downhill
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