In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(persona perjudicada)victimlas víctimas del terremoto — the victims of the earthquake
- en el accidente no hubo que lamentar víctimas mortales — nobody was killed / fatally injured in the accident
- fue víctima de una emboscada — he was the victim of an ambush
- falleció víctima de un paro cardíaco/de un accidente — he died of / from a heart attack/as a result of / in an accident
- el terremoto cobró miles de víctimas — the earthquake claimed thousands of lives
2(de un sacrificio)victim
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