In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1torre femininechurch / bell tower — campanario masculine
- the Tower of Babel — la Torre de Babel
- radio/television tower — torre de radio/televisión
- to be a tower of strength — ser un gran apoyo
- Her CD collection was arranged alphabetically in a tall CD tower, and she always kept her favorite ones of the moment on the top.
- The tall grain tower was hardly anywhere near civilization.
- Police searched his house on March 4 this year and a computer tower and storage media were found containing 95 images in total.
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