In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(pañuelo/servilleta) to unfold
2.1(imagen) to split
2.2(función/cargo) to split(función/cargo) to divide
2.3se desdoblará el tramo entre Montoro y Villa del Río — the section between Montoro and Villa del Río is to be converted into a dual carriageway Britanico
- desdoblaron la vía entre … — they laid double tracks between …
1to divide into twoto split into two
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As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.