In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Comercioinvoice formalbillsegún factura — as per invoice
- presentarle / pasarle factura a algn — to invoice sb
- te hace un favor, pero después te pasa la factura — he'll do you a favor, but then he expects something in return
- la mala vida le pasará factura — poor lifestyle habits will take their toll on her
2Río de la PlataCocinarolls, croissants, etc
3formal(hechura)makingfilmes de factura francesa — French-made films
- de excelente factura — excellently-made
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