In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(persona) palepalepallidtiene la tez muy pálida — she has a very pale complexion
- estás pálido ¿te sientes mal? — you're very pale, are you all right?
- al enterarse de la noticia se puso pálido — he went pale / he blanched when he heard the news
2(color/luz) palea la pálida luz de la luna — by the pale light of the moon literario
- no tengo la más pálida idea — I haven't the faintest idea
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