In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(hacer opaco) to make … opaque(oscurecer) to darkenvidrios opacados por la suciedad — windows so dirty that you couldn't see through them
2(deslucir)to marlos disturbios opacaron su visita — the riots cast a shadow over / marred her visit
- que nada opaque su recuerdo — let nothing darken her memory
- su actuación se vio opacada por algunas fallas técnicas — her performance was marred by technical problems
3(anular)to overshadowla personalidad tan fuerte de su hermana la opacaba — she was overshadowed by her sister's strong personality
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