In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(de un delincuente) punishment(de un niño) punishmentse les impondrán castigos más severos a estos delincuentes — these criminals will be given harsher sentences / will be punished more severely
- si te portas bien, te levantaré el castigo — if you behave, I'll let you off / lift your punishment
2.1(daño, perjuicio)el castigo que recibió en el último asalto — the punishment he took in the last round
- infligieron un duro castigo al enemigo — they inflicted heavy losses on the enemy
- el castigo que la crisis ha infligido a esta zona — the severe / terrible effects the crisis has had on this area
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