In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(acción de quemar)burning[ S ] prohibida la quema de basuras — the burning of rubbish is prohibited Britanico
- huir de la quema
- trataron de huir de la quema — they tried to get out before things got too hot / before the going got too tough
- salvarse de la quema — to escape
- pocas estaciones se salvaron de la quema — few stations escaped closure / the axe
2Argentina(basurero)garbage dump EEUUrubbish dump Britanicorubbish tip Britanico
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