In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the garden has run wild — la maleza ha invadido el jardín
- I let my imagination run wild — dejé volar la imaginación
- these kids have been allowed to run wild — a estos niños los han criado como salvajes
- soccer fans running wild through the streets of the town — hinchas de fútbol arrasando desenfrenados las calles de la ciudad
- the plants had run wild — las plantas habían vuelto al estado silvestre
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