In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(pilot)aviador masculinoaviadora femenino
1.2(passenger)I'm not a good flier — no me gusta nada volar
2.1informal (risky speculation)(arriesgada) inversión femeninoto take / try a flier — arriesgarse
2.3British informal (leap)he took a flier across the stream — tomó impulso y saltó el arroyo
3(handbill)folleto (publicitario) masculinovolante masculino América Latina
4EEUU anticuadoTransporterápido masculino
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