In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1postradohe fell prostrate before the emperor — se postró ante el emperador
- he was prostrate with exhaustion — estaba postrado de cansancio
- she is prostrate with grief — está totalmente abatida por la pena
- So many women would have been hysterical and prostrate with grief by this stage.
1(illness) postrarthe punch prostrated him — el golpe lo tumbó
1to prostrate oneself — postrarse
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