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)descenten la bajada me fallaron los frenos — my brakes failed on the way down
- al atardecer emprendimos la bajada — as evening fell we began the descent
- iba corriendo en bajada y no pude parar — I was running downhill and couldn't stop
- tuvo una bajada de tensión — his blood pressure dropped
2(camino)la bajada para la playa — the path (or road etc.) down to the beach
- la bajada es muy empinada — the path (or road etc.) down is very steep
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