In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
nombre masculino plural
1(terreno abrupto)rough terrain
- Vericuetos por doquier, ¡era un lugar de fantasía!
2(vueltas)twists and turnstodos los vericuetos del barrio — all the little twisting alleys of the district
- los vericuetos de la vida — the complications of life
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
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