In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Clothingcostumefancy dress costume Britishdisguisecruzó la frontera con un disfraz de mujer — he crossed the border disguised as a woman
- un disfraz de arlequín — a harlequin costume
- baile de disfraces — fancy dress ball
- fiesta de disfraces — fancy dress party
2(simulación)frontes un disfraz para ocultar su inseguridad — it's just a pretense / a front to hide his insecurity
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