In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Musicbass drumbass drummertengo la cabeza como un bombo — my head's thumping
- con bombos y platillos / (Spain) a bombo y platillo — with a great fanfare
- el pacto se firmó con bombos y platillos — a great song and dance was made about the signing of the treaty
- darle bombo a algo
- se le ha dado mucho bombo a la película — the movie's been given a lot of hype
- darse bombo — to blow one's own trumpet
2(de un sorteo)drum
3.1informal (de una mujer embarazada)le hizo un bombo — he got her in the family way / the club informal
- tenía un bombo de película — she was huge
3.2Southern Cone informal (culo)butt US informalbum British informalirse al bombo — to go to pot informal
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