In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(for making butter)mantequera feminine
2British(milk can)lechera femininetarro de leche masculine River Platecantina feminine Colombia
1(stir)(cream/milk) batir(butter) hacer
2(agitate)(mud/water/liquid) agitar(mud/water/liquid) revolver
3Financehacer rotar en exceso
para incrementar comisiones
1(liquid/water) arremolinarse(propeller/wheels) girar rápidamentethe churning sea — el mar revuelto
- my stomach was churning — tenía un nudo en el estómago
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