In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(squeeze into)metersewe all piled into the car — nos metimos todos en el coche
2(attack)arremeter contrapolice piled into the demonstrators — la policía arremetió contra los manifestantes
- in her speech she piled into the feminists — en su discurso arremetió contra las feministas
- she really piled into him! — ¡se puso como una fiera con él!
- they all piled into the sandwiches — todos se abalanzaron sobre los sandwiches
3(crash into)(vehicle) estrellarse contra
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