In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(problema)worrytiene tantas preocupaciones que no puede dormir — he has so many worries that he can't sleep
- les causa muchas preocupaciones — she causes them a lot of worry / problems
- su mayor preocupación es el bienestar de sus hijos — her main worry / concern is for the well-being of her children
2(inquietud)concernla subida del precio del petróleo es un motivo de preocupación — the rise in oil prices is cause for concern
- la contaminación es una de las principales causas de preocupación en las grandes ciudades — pollution is one of the main worries / one of the main causes for concern in large cities
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