In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Medicinainjectioninjectionshot coloquialle puso una inyección de insulina — she gave him an insulin injection / a shot of insulin
- inyección intravenosa/intramuscular — intravenous/intramuscular injection
2injectioninjectionsu mensaje supuso una inyección de optimismo para todos — her message was a shot in the arm for everyone coloquial
- la empresa necesitaba una inyección financiera — the company needed an injection of funds
3Tecnología Automóvilesinjectionalimentación por inyección — fuel injection
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