In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Musicto go out of tuneto go off key
2(color) to clashdesentonar con algo — to clash with sth
- ese color desentona con este — that color doesn't go with / clashes with this one
3(comentario/atuendo) to be out of placesiempre dice algo que desentona — he always says something inappropriate / out of place
- para no desentonar me vestí de largo — I wore a long dress so as not to look out of place
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