In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1exterminador de ratas masculineexterminadora de ratas feminine
- A few years ago, Owen, from Glusburn, would have been called the rat-catcher.
- He had a burning ambition to be a rat-catcher at an early age.
- It is equally attractive to rats and is often used by rat-catchers to bait their traps.
- We need to be problem solvers, like rat-catchers and firemen.
- Well, this compositional choice surely started with the rhetorical opposition between the local rat-catchers and the western scientists.
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