In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Cookingsaladensalada mixta — mixed salad
- ensalada de fruta(s) — fruit salad
2informal(lío)tiene una ensalada mental / tiene una ensalada (de ideas) en la cabeza — he's really confused / mixed up
- ¡qué ensalada me hiciste con estos papeles! — you really jumbled up / mixed up these papers
- me hice una ensalada — I got terribly confused / mixed up
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