In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(habitación)kitchenarmario/mesa de cocina — kitchen cupboard/table
- ella lleva la cocina y el marido el bar — she does the cooking and her husband runs the bar
2(aparato)stoverange UScooker British
3(arte)cookeryla cocina vasca — Basque cuisine / cookery
- libro de cocina — cookery book
- curso de cocina — cookery course
4Venezuela informal(en un avión) tail(en un autobús) back
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