In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sustancia tóxica)poisonel veneno de una culebra — a snake's venom
2(perjuicio, daño)el tabaco es un veneno para la salud — tobacco / smoking is very harmful to your health
3(malevolencia)venomme lo dijo con veneno — he said it to me with real venom
- me lanzó una mirada que echaba veneno — he gave me a venomous / poisonous look
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