In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(de frío, fiebre) shivering(de miedo, nervios) trembling(de miedo, nervios) shakingmedicamentos para controlarle el temblor de las manos — drugs to control the shaking of his hands
- cuando oyó su voz le dio un temblor — he trembled / quivered when he heard her voice
- habló con un ligero temblor en la voz — he spoke in a quivering / quavering / tremulous voice
- cuando pienso en los exámenes me dan temblores — just thinking about the exams gives me the jitters
2also temblor de tierratremorearth tremor
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