In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Físicaenergyderroche de energía — waste of energy
- consumo de energía — energy consumption
- fuentes de energía — sources of energy
2.1(vigor, empuje)energylo acometió con energía — he undertook it with great vigor / with great energy / very energetically
- me siento cansada y sin energía(s) — I feel tired and lacking in energy
- protestar con energía — to protest vigorously
2.2(firmeza)firmnesstienes que tratarlo con más energía — you must be firmer / stricter with him
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