In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Medicinalabor EEUUlabour Britanicoestar de parto — to be in labor
- tuvo un parto larguísimo — she was in labor for a very long time
- fue un parto difícil — it was a difficult birth
- provocar el parto — to induce labor
- tuvieron que provocarle el parto — she had to be induced
- murió en el / de parto — she died during childbirth
- le teme al parto — she's afraid of giving birth
- asistir en un parto — to deliver a baby
- fue un parto prematuro — she gave birth prematurely
- ejercicios de preparación para el parto — antenatal exercises
2(tarea difícil)al final lo terminó, pero aquello fue un parto — he finally finished it, but it was like one of the labors of Hercules
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