In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(terraza/piscina) open-air(piscina/terraza) outdoor(carroza) open-top
1.2estas tres cartas se dan descubiertas — these three cards are dealt face up
- sus planes quedaron al descubierto — his plans came to light / were revealed
- un escándalo financiero que ahora queda al descubierto — a financial scandal which has now been exposed / which has now come to light
- han puesto al descubierto sus chanchullos — his shady dealings have been brought to light / exposed
1overdrafttengo un descubierto de 75.000 pesos en el banco — I am 75,000 pesos overdrawn
- no está autorizado para girar al descubierto — he is not authorized to overdraw
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