In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1asesino masculineasesina femininecriminal masculinehomicida masculine formal
- They're a charming trio, even if two are murderers and the other is an expert forger and financial trickster.
- It is so easy to say that murderers should be hanged, but what if they have been framed, or the evidence isn't up to scratch.
- Many of my fellow students thought that murderers should have the same done unto them as they had done to others, an eye for an eye.
- I expect more people could name one or more of the murderers than even one of the people they murdered.
- The existence of such draconian punishment is a reflection of a culture that has no time for thieves and murderers.
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