In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Latin America informal (de relaciones)breaking offse produjo un quiebre en las conversaciones — the talks were broken off
1.2(de sistema, jerarquía)breakdownel quiebre de valores tradicionales — the breakdown in traditional values
2(cambio de dirección)turnmarcó un quiebre en la historia del país — it marked a turning point in the country's history
(en tenis)service breakpunto de quiebre — break point
3.2(de marca, récord)hubo varios quiebres de marcas — several records were broken
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