In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1informaltodavía colea el tema de la herencia — the question of the inheritance is still dragging on informal
- aún colean algunos asuntos de esa época — certain questions from that period still haven't been sorted out
2Southern Cone, Colombia(auto) to fishtail
3Chile informal(ir último)iba coleando — he was in last place
- el equipo va coleando — the team is trailing at the bottom of the league (or division etc.)
- salir coleado — to come last
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