In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(medio)he agotado todos los recursos — I've exhausted all the options
- como último recurso — as a last resort
- es un hombre de recursos — he's a resourceful man
2recursos masculine plural(medios económicos)(de un país) resources(de una persona, una familia) meansrecursos minerales — mineral resources
- una familia sin recursos — a family with no means of support
4Derechoappealpresentar / interponer un recurso — to lodge an appeal
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