In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(antojo)whimcaprice literaryle consienten todos los caprichos — they let him have his own way in everything
- un verdadero capricho de la naturaleza — a real quirk / caprice of nature
- los caprichos de la moda — the caprices / whims of fashion
- se lo compró por puro capricho — he bought it on an impulse
- está acostumbrada a hacer siempre su santo capricho — she's used to doing whatever takes her fancy / exactly what she feels like
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