In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1rottendecomposed formal(cadáver) decomposed
2(expresión) changed(expresión) alteredtenía el rostro descompuesto — he looked very upset
3había varios coches descompuestos en la carretera — on the road there were several cars which had broken down
- la lavadora/radio está descompuesta — the washing machine/radio is broken
- el teléfono está descompuesto — the telephone is out of order
4.1(indispuesto)se pasó los primeros meses del embarazo descompuesta — she felt queasy / sick / nauseous for the first months of the pregnancy
4.2(del estómago)está descompuesto — he has diarrhea US
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