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(assemble belongings)liar el petatehacer su itacate Mexico
1.2informal (stop)let's pack up for the day — dejémoslo por hoy
1.3informal (break down)(radio/motor) dejar de funcionar(radio/motor) descomponerse Latin America(radio/motor) tronarse Mexico informalthe batteries packed up at the crucial moment — se acabaron las pilas en el momento crucial
2.1(tools) recoger(tools) guardarpack up your belongings — recoge tus bártulos
2.2→ pack in
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