In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(soldados) to parade(soldados) to march pastel regimiento desfiló ante el rey — the regiment marched past / paraded before the king
2(manifestantes) to marchel cortejo/la manifestación desfiló por la Avenida de la Independencia — the cortege/the demonstration passed along the Avenida de la Independencia
- miles de turistas desfilan cada año por el museo — thousands of tourists pass through the museum every year
- miles de fans desfilaron ante su tumba — thousands of fans filed past her tomb
3desfiló con un rutilante vestido de noche — she paraded / walked up and down the catwalk in a sparkling evening gown
4(por la mente)to pass through
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