In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(palabra) term(frase) expressionuna expresión de uso corriente — a common expression/term
2(de un sentimiento, idea)expressioncomo expresión de mi agradecimiento — as an expression / a token of my gratitude
- se agradecen las expresiones de condolencia recibidas — we are grateful for all your expressions / messages of sympathy
3(de la cara, los ojos)expression
4Matemáticasexpressionla mínima expresión
- el vestido encogió y quedó reducido a la mínima expresión — the dress shrank to almost nothing
- me sirvieron la mínima expresión de tarta — they gave me the smallest piece of cake imaginable
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