In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(para cartas, llaves)pigeonholesacar a algn de sus casillas — to drive sb crazy
- salirse de sus casillas — to fly off the handle
2squaresquareboxvolver a la casilla cero — to go back to square one
3.1(de un guardia, sereno)hut
3.2(de un perro)kenneldoghouse US
3.3Mexico (de votación)polling booth
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