In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(calle/vehículo) packedrepleto de algo — packed with sth
- las calles estaban repletas de gente — the streets were packed / crammed with people
- la ciudad está repleta de atracciones históricas y culturales — the city is full of historical and cultural attractions
- el tren iba repleto — the train was packed
2(persona) replete formal humorístico(persona) full¡qué comilona, estoy repleto! — what a feast, I'm absolutely full!
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