In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(enclosing fence)cerca femininevalla femininecerco masculine
2(barrier, protection)barrera feminine
- The consequence is that the ring fence around the single market is only as strong as its weakest link, and that there is no second chance to impose limits on goods coming from a third country.
1(enclose)cercar totalmentevallar totalmente
2(guard securely)(company/jobs) proteger
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