In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1four¿llueve? — no, no son más que cuatro gotas — is it raining? no, it's just a drop or two / just a few drops
- escribe, aunque solo sean cuatro líneas para decirme cómo estás — write and let me know how you are, even if it's only a couple of lines
- más de cuatro — a fair few
- más de cuatro cayeron en la trampa — a fair number of people / a good few people fell into the trap
1(número)fournumber fourpara ejemplos ver cinco
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