In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
masculine nounPlural chips
1Computing(silicon) chipte/le falta un chip — you have/he has a screw loose informal
- cambiar el chip — to change one's mindset / attitude
- la gente tiene que cambiar el chip al respecto — people need to change their attitudes about this
2(papa frita)potato chip UScrisp British
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