In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(dañar)(salud) to ruin(salud) to break literariolos constantes bombardeos quebrantaron la moral de los habitantes — the constant bombing broke the spirit of the population
- no quisiera que esta armonía se viera quebrantada — I wouldn't like this harmony to be destroyed
- los aullidos quebrantaron la paz de la noche — the howls shattered the peace of the night
2(ley/promesa) to break
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