In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(pieza) out of positionel cajón está desencajado — the drawer is off its runners
- el eje quedó desencajado — the shaft was pushed (or knocked etc.) out of position
3(alterado)shakenllegó desencajado — he was shaken when he arrived
- me dio la noticia con el rostro desencajado — he looked shaken when he told me the news
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
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