In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(con indiferencia)coldlyal principio me trató fríamente — at first he treated me coldly
- fue acogido fríamente por el público — the audience gave him an unenthusiastic / a very cool reception
2(sin apasionamiento)hablaba fríamente de las torturas que había sufrido — he talked in a detached manner / unemotionally about the tortures he had been subjected to
- discutieron fríamente el problema — they talked about the problem in a calm and collected way
- deja tus sentimientos de lado y piensa fríamente — leave your feelings to one side and consider it objectively
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