In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1courseel país cambió de derrotero — the country changed tack / course
- si sigues por esos derroteros vas a terminar mal — if you carry on like that, you'll come to a bad end
- ha seguido (por) los derroteros marcados por su antecesor — he followed in the footsteps of his predecessor
2Nautical(rumbo) course(libro) log
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