In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(día) to break(día) to dawnal despuntar el día/alba — at daybreak/dawn
2(flores) to bud(plantas) to sprout
3despuntaba en geografía — she shone / excelled at geography
- despunta en el campo de la dermatología — he's an eminent dermatologist
- viene despuntando en el mundo de la moda — she is beginning to be noticed / to make an impression / to make a name for herself in the fashion world
- despunta por su eficiencia — her efficiency is outstanding
1to go blunt
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