In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(on wall)(notice) colocar(notice) poner
1.2(raise)(hand) levantarhe stuck his head up over the wall — asomó la cabeza por encima del muro
- stick 'em up! — ¡arriba las manos!
2(project)something was sticking up out of the ground — algo sobresalía del suelo
- the tower sticks up above the housetops — la torre se alza por encima de los tejados
- its ears were sticking up — tenía las orejas levantadas
- her hair was sticking up — tenía el pelo de punta
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