In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of liquid)her broken jaw made drinking difficult — le era muy difícil beber con la mandíbula rota
- before noun drinking trough — abrevadero
2(of alcohol)[ S ]no drinking allowed on these premises — se prohíbe el consumo de bebidas alcohólicas
- his drinking is causing concern — lo mucho que bebe está causando preocupación
- I've given up drinking — he dejado la bebida
- before noun drinking bout — juerga
- drinking companion — compañero de borrachera
- I'm not a drinking man — no bebo mucho
- drinking session — borrachera
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