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 personas)mobsalieron del colegio en tropel — they came flocking / pouring out of the college
- la hinchada entró al estadio en tropel — the fans thronged / flocked / poured into the stadium
2(de cosas)jumbleestas imágenes acudían en tropel a su mente — these images came crowding into his mind
- un tropel de ideas revueltas — a mass of confused ideas
3Río de la Plata(de ganado)herd
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