In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(desasosiego)uneasela noticia ha producido desazón entre los empleados — the news has caused unease / disquiet / anxiety / a sense of uneasiness among the employees
- siente mucha desazón cuando suena el teléfono tan tarde — she feels very uneasy when the telephone rings so late
2(falta de sabor)insipidnesslack of flavor USlack of flavour British
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