In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lazo, atadura)knotse hizo un nudo en el hilo — the thread got into a knot / became knotted
- haz un nudo flojo aquí — tie a loose knot here
- ¿me haces el nudo de la corbata? — can you tie / do my tie for me?
- tenía un nudo en la garganta — I had / I could feel a lump in my throat
2.1(en la madera)knot
2.2(en una caña)nodejoint
3Transporte(de carreteras) junction(de transporte aéreo) hubun nudo ferroviario — a railroad / railway junction
4.1(de una trama)climax
4.2(de un problema)cruxheart
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