In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(por la altura)vertigopadecer de/tener vértigo — to suffer from/have vertigo
- me da / produce vértigo asomarme a la ventana — leaning out of the window makes me dizzy / giddy
- de vértigo
- a una velocidad de vértigo — at breakneck speed
- excedentes de vértigo — startling / amazing surpluses
2(actividad intensa)frenzyel vértigo de la vida moderna — the frantic pace of modern life
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