In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1informal (bowels)tripas feminine informalto cough one's guts up — reventarse tosiendo
1.2informal (internal mechanism)tripas feminine informal
2informal(courage)agallas feminine informalit takes guts — hay que tener agallas informal
- they've got guts — tienen agallas
3derogatory, informal(glutton)tragón masculine informaltragona feminine informalglotón masculineglotona feminineangurriento masculine Southern Coneangurrienta feminine Southern Cone
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