In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(alboroto)racket informalruckus USestos niños siempre están armando barullo — these children are always making a racket / creating a ruckus
2(desorden)muddlemessen el barullo me dejé el bolso — in the confusion I left my bag behind
- se me ha hecho un barullo en la cabeza — I'm in a mess / muddle
- me armé un barullo — I got into a muddle
- a barullo — galore
- en enero hay rebajas a barullo — there are loads of sales / sales galore in January
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