In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1calambre masculinerampa feminine SpainI've got (a) cramp in my leg — me ha dado un calambre en la pierna
- (stomach) cramps — retorcijones en el estómago
- I got writer's cramp — me empezó a doler la mano de tanto escribir
3(limit)(progress/work) entorpecerto cramp sb's style — cortarle los vuelos a algn
4(fasten with cramp)graparengrapar
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