In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(abuso)outrageesto es un atropello, me quejaré a las autoridades — this is an outrage, I shall make an official complaint
- atropello de / a algo — violation of sth
- los atropellos de los derechos humanos cometidos por la dictadura — the human rights violations / the violations of human rights committed by the dictatorship
2atropellos masculine plural(empujones)pushing and shovingjostlinghaz las cosas despacio y sin atropellos — do things slowly, don't try to rush them
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
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