In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(container)panera femininethe breadbasket of Europe — el granero de Europa
2slang(stomach)panza feminine informaltripa feminine Spain informalguata feminine Andes informal
- They would sometimes run from me, kick me in the breadbasket, or spray me with irritating chemicals, but in the end I almost always won them over.
- There were no punches landed to the breadbasket during this bout.
- I'd like to put a knee into him, right in the breadbasket.
- This is a classic gnome placement that has a Midwestern sensibility as well as a minimalistic charm that hits you right in the breadbasket.
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