In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Ridingstablestablesel ganador es de la cuadra Giménez — the winner is from the Giménez stable / stables
- tienen el cuarto que parece una cuadra — their room looks like a pigsty
2.1Latin America (distancia entre dos esquinas)blockel museo queda a dos cuadras de aquí — the museum is two blocks from here
2.2Latin America Farmingmeasurement of agricultural land
3(en un cuartel)barrack room
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