In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Río de la Plata coloquial(ganga)bargainsteal coloquial
- Estoy también buscando si en provincia de pichincha hay centros de acopios del maíz duro!
2.1Chile (pizca)tiny bitdame una pichincha de vino — just give me a drop of wine
2.2Chile informal (cosa fácil)cinch coloquialpiece of cake coloquialdoddle Britanico coloquial
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