In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(casa/habitación) to make … untidy(habitación/casa) to mess up informal
2(funcionamiento/horario) to upset(horario/funcionamiento) to disruptha desarreglado nuestros horarios de comida — it has thrown out / upset / disrupted our meal times
1(persona) to change out of one's smart clothes(persona) to change out of one's formal clothes
2(peinado) to get messed up
3(horarios/funcionamiento) to be disrupted(horarios/funcionamiento) to be upset(menstruación) to become irregular
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