In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Aviation Motor Vehiclesspoiler masculinealerón masculine
- So he removed the boot spoiler which was on the 7 - Series.
- Thankfully, the car is aerodynamically stable without the addition of an outrageous spoiler which has featured on some fast Fords in the past.
- There wasn't a spoiler or an alloy wheel in sight.
2USPoliticscandidato o equipo que no tiene posibilidades de ganar pero puede impedir que otro gane
- He won 301 votes in the Electoral College, to 191 for Humphrey and 46 for George Wallace, yet another Southern spoiler.
3Journalismartículo periodístico destinado a reducir el impacto de otra publicación
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