In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1desgajar algo de algo — to tear / rip sth out of sth
1(rama) to break off(rama) to snap offdesgajarse de algo
- se desgajaron del grupo — they broke away from the group
- los incidentes que se van desgajando en el transcurso de la novela — the incidents that crop up / emerge as the novel progresses
2Colombia coloquialto pour downto bucket down coloquialse desgajó el aguacero — the rain began to bucket down / pour down
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