In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Finance Economicstrabaja en la banca or es empleado de banca — he's in banking
- la nacionalización de la banca — the nationalization of the banks
2Gamesbankgana la banca — the bank wins
- hizo saltar / (Latin America) quebrar la banca — she broke the bank
- tienes la banca — you're banker
3.1Mexico, Colombiabenchform Britishdesk
3.2Latin America Sportbenchreserves
4Southern Cone(escaño)seattener banca — to have (a lot of) clout informal
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