In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(deshaciéndose de trastos etc) limpieza femininewe're having a clear-out of the cellar — estamos limpiando y ordenando el sótano
- And although there was in some centres a late rush, the crowds have waited until the clear-outs to grab a bargain.
- His site allows individuals to rid themselves of unused bits and pieces from garage clear-outs or old toys which can be advertised on the site for collection with the knowledge they are being put to good use.
- The pit is thought to represent a clear-out of unwanted material when the university's anatomy department moved premises in 1767.
- They've let 20 players go and other clubs will be having clear-outs too.
- In order to make space for their ever-increasing catalogue, and promote their more recent under-exposed products, it is planning a clear-out of some of the shop's older designs later this year.
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