In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(murder) a sangre fría(killer) despiadado(killer) cruel(killer) desalmado
2(indifferent)she was quite cold-blooded about her decision/about telling him the truth — habló de su decisión/le dijo la verdad con total frialdad
3Zoologyde sangre fría
4informal(sensitive to cold)(person) friolento(person) friolero Spain
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