In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Ecologíala naturaleza — nature
- vivir en contacto con la naturaleza — to live close to nature
- dejemos obrar a la naturaleza — let's allow nature to take its course
2(índole)natureafecciones de naturaleza alérgica — diseases of an allergic nature
- la naturaleza humana — human nature
- conozco mi naturaleza y sé cómo voy a reaccionar — I know what I'm like and I know how I'll react
- es indolente por naturaleza — he's naturally lazy
- es de naturaleza agresiva y violenta — he's aggressive and violent by nature
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