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 sellos, monedas, cuadros)collectionhace colección de mariposas — she collects butterflies
2informal(gran cantidad)no sé cómo quiere otro hijo, si ya tiene una colección — I can't imagine why she wants another child, she already has a whole brood humorous
- tiene una colección de pulseras — she has a huge collection of bracelets
4(de modas)collectioncolecciones infantiles — children's fashions / wear
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