In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1venganza feminineto seek revenge — buscar venganza
- to take (one's) revenge — vengarse
- in revenge for the death of his father — como venganza por la muerte de su padre
- revenge is sweet! — el placer de la venganza
1(insult/defeat) vengarto be revenged ( on sb) — vengarse ( de algn)
- at last I am revenged! — ¡por fin me he vengado!
- I'll be revenged on you for this! — ¡me vengaré de ustedes por esto!
1vengarseto revenge oneself on sb — vengarse de algn
- I'll revenge myself on him for what he's done — me voy a vengar de él por lo que ha hecho
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