In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(delgado)es muy escurrida de caderas — she has very narrow hips
- una mujer escurrida de pecho — a flat-chested woman
2.1Mexico informal (avergonzado)shamefacedse fue todo escurrido — he left shamefaced / with his tail between his legs
2.2Mexico informal (abatido)low coloquialdown coloquial
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As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.