In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1at cockcrow — al amanecer
- Well, you'll have to show up at cockcrow tomorrow.
- Indian boys play with makeshift bats and balls from cockcrow to nightfall.
- He farms, gets up at cockcrow for milking and still manages to run the award winning farm B & B with his wife and three sons.
- The second son of a police chief, his duties began at cockcrow and included a strict daily fitness regime devised by his disciplinarian father.
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