In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(desvestir)(niño/enfermo) to undress
2literary(espada) to unsheathe literary
1(desvestirse)to undressto take one's clothes offse desnudó y se metió en la ducha — he took his clothes off / undressed and got into the shower
- se desnudó delante de todos — he stripped (off) / undressed in front of everyone
- desnúdese de (la) cintura para arriba — strip to the waist
- estaba tan cansada que ni se desnudó — she was so tired that she didn't even get undressed
2(desprenderse)desnudarse de algo — to throw off sth
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