In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Botanytreeel árbol de la ciencia del bien y del mal — the tree of knowledge (of good and evil)
- quien a buen árbol se arrima buena sombra le cobija — it's always useful to have friends in high places
- del árbol caído todos hacen leña — there are always people who will benefit from other people's misfortune
- los árboles no dejan ver el bosque — you can't see the wood for the trees
2Mechanics Motor vehiclesshaft
3also diagrama de árbol(diagrama)tree diagramtree
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