In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1tricktruco de cartas/prestidigitación — card/conjuring trick
- este juego no tiene ningún truco — there's no trick to this game
- debe de haber algún truco — there must be a catch
- el truco está en agregarlo poco a poco — the trick / secret is to add it slowly
- resulta fácil una vez que le / coges / pillas el truco — it's easy once you've got the knack / once you've got the hang of it
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