In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cansado, agotado)exhaustedshattered informalbeat US informalllega deshecho de trabajar — he comes back from work exhausted / shattered
2(destrozado moralmente)shattereddevastatedestá deshecha por la muerte de su padre — she's devastated by her father's death
- quedó deshecho con la noticia — he was shattered / devastated by the news
3(estropeado)ruinedtiene las manos deshechas de tanto lavar — her hands have been ruined by all the washing she has done
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