In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(en un trabajo)está muy bien colocado — he has a very good job
- seguro que dentro de un mes ya está colocado — I'm sure that he'll have found a job within a month
- estar colocado con algn — to be well in with sb
2Horse Racingapostó 6 euros a colocado al número cinco — he bet 6 euros each way on number five British
3.1Spain informal (borracho)plastered informal
3.2Spain slang (con drogas)stoned informalhigh informal
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