In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(al bies)una falda sesgada — a skirt cut on the bias
- un chal sesgado al hombro — a shawl draped diagonally over the shoulder
1.2(inclinado, ladeado)solo sesgado fue posible entrar el piano — it was only possible to bring the piano in by tilting it to one side
- yo creo que si la colocamos sesgada, cabe perfectamente — I think it should fit all right if we put it in crosswise / at an angle
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