In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(al tragar)to chokeno comas tan deprisa, que te vas a atragantar — don't eat so fast or you'll choke
- se le atragantó una espina / se atragantó con una espina — he choked on a fish bone
2informal(caer antipático)tengo esta asignatura atragantada — I can't stand this subject informal
- la mujer esa se me ha atragantado — I can't stomach that woman
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