In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(facultad)imaginationdar rienda suelta a la imaginación — to let one's imagination run riot
- ¡ni (se) me pasó por la imaginación! — it never even crossed my mind!
2(figuración)es pura imaginación tuya — it's all in your mind
- yo no he oído nada, son imaginaciones tuyas — I didn't hear anything, you're imagining things
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