In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ocultar)(naipe) to palm(informe) to keep … secretla navaja que había escamoteado en el aeropuerto — the knife he had slipped through at / had kept hidden at the airport
- escamotearon el segundo informe — they kept the second report secret
2(no dar)le escamotean al espectador algo que ha pagado — they are doing the audience out of something they have paid for coloquial
- la recompensa que le fue prometida y escamoteada — the reward he was promised but never given
- nos escamoteaban la información — they were not giving us the information
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