In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(penas) to give vent to(ira/rabia) to vent(ira/rabia) to give vent todesahogó toda su furia en él — she vented all her anger on him
1me desahogué llorando — I cried and after that I felt much better
- salí a correr para desahogarme — I went for a run to let off steam
- se desahogó dándole patadas a la rueda — he vented his anger ( / frustration etc. ) by kicking the wheel
- no tenía con quien desahogarme — there was no-one I could talk to to get it off my chest
- se desahogó conmigo — she poured her heart out to me
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