In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(rights) reclamar(rights) reivindicarwe intend to reclaim our freedom — pretendemos reclamar / reivindicar nuestra libertad
- I filled in a form to reclaim tax — llené un formulario para que me devolvieran parte de los impuestos
- to reclaim one's luggage — recoger el equipaje
- items lost can be reclaimed at … — para reclamar objetos perdidos dirigirse a …
2(recover)recuperarbuilt on reclaimed land — construido en terreno ganado al mar
1Britishrecogida de equipaje feminine
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