In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(treat badly)maltratartratar a las patadas informal
1.3to kick a ball around — pelotear
2.1(be present)andar porhe's still kicking around London, isn't he? — todavía anda por Londres, ¿no?
2.2(wander aimlessly)deambular dando vueltas porandar dando vueltas por
3(be present)this umbrella's been kicking around for months — hace meses que este paraguas anda (dando vueltas) por aquí
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