In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(protesta/crisis) to triggerla matanza desencadenó una ola de protestas — the killings triggered / unleashed a wave of protest
2(reacción/explosión) to trigger
3(perro) to unleash(perro) to let ... off the leash(preso) to unchain(preso) to unshackle
1(explosión/reacción) to be triggered off(guerra) to break out(crisis) to breakde repente se desencadenó una violenta tempestad — suddenly a violent storm broke
- se desencadenó una ola de protestas — a storm of protests erupted
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