In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sound)the twang of a guitar — el tañido de una guitarra
sonido como el que produce una cuerda tensa al soltarse
2(of voice, accent)his voice has a nasal twang — tiene la voz gangosa
- she speaks with a Westerner's twang — habla con el acento nasal del Oeste de los Estados Unidos
1(wire/string) hacer vibrar(guitar) pulsar las cuerdas de
tensando y soltando
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