In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(film/party/meal) genial informal(meal/party/film) súper informalthat dress looks super on you — ese vestido te queda genial informal
- what a super idea! — ¡qué idea más genial!
- as exclamation oh, super! — ¡bárbaro!
1comparsa masculinefigurante feminine
- Unfortunately, in the larger ensembles he had a tendency to populate the stage with supers who seemed to come directly from the Ministry of Funny Walks.
- The stage is almost always crowded with physically attractive supers, and even the choristers seem to have been chosen more for their looks than for their ability to produce a full, blended sound.
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