In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(pisada)(de una persona) footprint(de una persona) footstep(de un perro, gato) pawprint(de un caballo, cebra) hoofmarksiguieron las huellas del animal — they followed the animal's tracks / pawprints (or hoofmarks etc.)
2(vestigio)markla huella islámica en la literatura española — the Islamic influence on Spanish literature
- en su rostro se veía la huella del tiempo — time had left its mark on his face
- desaparecieron sin dejar huella — they disappeared without (a) trace
3(de un escalón)tread
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