In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a creature of flesh and blood — un ser de carne y hueso
- it's more than flesh and blood can stand / bear — es más de lo que humanamente se puede aguantar
- I'm only flesh and blood after all — después de todo soy de carne y hueso / soy humano
- these are flesh-and-blood people we are talking about — estamos hablando de gente de carne y hueso
- a flesh-and-blood princess — una princesa de verdad / de carne y hueso
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