In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1número musical de variedades masculineto make a song and dance about sth — hacer muchos aspavientos por algo
- have you seen the new play there's been such a song and dance about? — ¿has visto la nueva obra que ha causado tanto revuelo?
- she gave me a long song and dance about how busy she was — me soltó un rollo sobre la cantidad de trabajo que tenía
- before noun song-and-dance act/man — artista de variedades
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