In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1apopléticoshe was apoplectic with rage — estaba que trinaba coloquial
- she nearly had an apoplectic fit when I told her — casi le dio un ataque cuando se lo dije
- They say the President died of an apoplectic stroke.
- To make the situation more interesting, King Wenceslas IV had an apoplectic fit and died of a heart attack upon learning of the defenestration.
- I further wished him a happy Valentines Day and apoplectic attack with a smile.
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