In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(consejo/propuesta/ayuda) to rejectdebes desechar esos malos pensamientos — you must banish those wicked thoughts from your mind
- no desechó nunca la sospecha de que fuera él — she never managed to rid herself of the suspicion that it was him
- después de un mes desechó la idea de quedarse — after a month he gave up / abandoned the idea of staying there
- desecharon la idea de pedir un préstamo — they rejected the idea of asking for a loan
2(restos/residuos) to throw away(residuos/restos) to throw out(ropa) to throw out
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