In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1punchdarle / pegarle un puñetazo a algn — to punch sb
- terminaron la discusión a puñetazos — the argument degenerated into a brawl
- se dieron puñetazos / de puñetazos — they traded punches
- le rompió la cara de un puñetazo — he smashed his face in
- se hartó y dio / pegó un puñetazo en la mesa — he got fed up and thumped the table with his fist
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