In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(llamamiento)la convocatoria a huelga / a la huelga fracasó — the strike call failed
- hubo una convocatoria para una asamblea — a meeting was called
2(anuncio)(para una reunión) notification(de exámenes, concursos) official announcementrecibió una convocatoria para la asamblea — she received notification of the meeting
3University Schoolaprobó cinco asignaturas en la convocatoria de junio — she passed five subjects in the June exams
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As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.