In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1lickpuffle dio unas chupadas a la pipa — he puffed on his pipe a few times
- ¿me das una chupada de tu cigarrillo? — can I have a puff of your cigarette?
- creerse la última chupada del mate — to think one is the bee's knees
2vulgar slang(en sentido sexual)darle una chupada a algn — to give sb a blow job British slang
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