In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1literariola arenga insufló ánimos en las tropas — the speech gave the soldiers heart
- su ejemplo le insufló fuerzas para seguir adelante — her example gave him the heart / inspired him to carry on
- la bruja había insuflado mágicos poderes a la bebida — the witch had endowed the potion with magic powers
2(oxígeno/gas) to blow(gas/oxígeno) to insufflate técnico
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