In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sobre sí mismo)dar un vuelco — to turn over
- me/le dio un vuelco el corazón — my/his heart missed / skipped a beat
2(cambio radical)las cosas pueden dar un vuelco en cualquier momento — things could change / alter drastically at any moment
- el mercado dio un vuelco muy favorable — the market registered a very favorable upturn
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