In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a fallen woman — una mujer perdida archaic euphemistic
- Clytemnestra, like Eve, is a fallen woman who must be defeated and killed in order to allow for the regeneration of the male order.
- One of the images I think that has endured is the image of the fallen woman who's destroyed by love.
- Not long before, the fallen woman had been held up as the villain of the age, not its victim.
- So, they began to run homes for fallen women, they called it, young girls.
- Kitty becomes, in her mother's eyes, a fallen woman after being flattered into using her singing talent for a career on the vaudeville stage.
1the fallen — los caídos
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