In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(acción)draggingestar para el arrastre — to be dead on one's feet informal
2Nauticaltrawlingla flota de arrastre — the trawlers
4Southern Cone informal(atractivo)appealun político con poco arrastre entre la juventud — a politician with very little appeal among young people
- ese chico tiene mucho arrastre — that guy's really popular with / a real hit with the girls
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