In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1verano masculineestío masculine literary(clothes/vacation/weather) de veranowe always go away in (the) summer — siempre nos vamos de vacaciones en (el) verano
- we spent the summer in France — pasamos el verano / veraneamos en Francia
- it was high summer — era pleno verano
- a hot summer's day — un caluroso día de verano
- a woman of some seventy summers — una mujer de unos setenta abriles
- the summer season — la estación veraniega / estival
- summer vacation / holidays — vacaciones de verano / estivales
1(people) pasar el verano(people) veranear(birds/cattle) pasar el verano
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