In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
masculine and feminine noun
1normalmente billetera femininewalletbillfold US(con monedero) change purse US(con monedero) purse British
2Venezuela, Mexicolottery ticket vendordejar a algn/quedar para billetero
- después de la pelea quedó como para billetero — he was in a sorry state after the fight
- lo atropelló un autobús y lo dejó para billetero — he was hit by a bus and ended up in a terrible mess
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