In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(desacertado)un total de 45 puntos con cinco tiros errados — a total of 45 points and five misses
- un golpe errado — a mishit
- terminó con un remate errado de Sánchez — it ended with Sánchez shooting wide/high
2.1mistakenwrongestás errado, ella no tuvo nada que ver en el asunto — you're mistaken / wrong, she had nothing to do with it
- están muy errados en estos cálculos — they're way off the mark / a long way out / miles out with these calculations
2.2wrong(política) misguidedla errada política económica de este gobierno — the misguided economic policy of this government
- fue una decisión errada mandarlos a ese colegio — I/they made the / a wrong decision (in) sending them to that school
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