In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(paint/salad/coat/car/eyes) verdehe was green with envy — se moría de envidia
- Paris is a very green city — París es una ciudad muy verde
- green spaces — espacios verdes
- the green stuff — plata
- to have a green thumb /green fingers — tener mano para las plantas
2.2(not cured or dried)(timber) verdegreen bacon — panceta sin ahumar feminine River Plate
3.1(inexperienced)verde informalhe's still green, but he'll learn — todavía está verde pero ya aprenderá informal
4Politics(politics/revolution) verde(politics/revolution) ecologistathe Green Party — los verdes
- the green vote — el voto verde
1(color)verde masculinethe lights were at green — el semáforo estaba (en) verde
- there are large areas of green in the city — en la ciudad hay amplias zonas verdes
2(in village, town)prado comunal masculine
4(vegetables)verdura feminineeat your greens — cómete la verdura
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