In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lentamente)slowlyhabla más despacio que no te entiendo — speak more slowly, I can't understand you
- vísteme despacio que tengo prisa — more haste, less speed
2.1Southern Conequietlysoftlyquietlyhabla despacio para que no te oigan — keep your voice down so they don't hear you
- entró despacio para no despertarlos — he crept in so as not to wake them
- ¡despacito! el bebé está durmiendo — shh! the baby's asleep
2.2Chile (con poca fuerza)gently
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