In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(humor)moodhoy está de muy mal talante — he's in a very bad mood today
- siempre está de buen talante — she's always very good-humored
- respondió de muy mal talante — he answered bad-temperedly / with ill grace
2(voluntad, disposición)willingnessel talante negociador del gobierno — the government's willingness to negotiate
- cooperó de buen talante — he contributed willingly
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