In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(error/costumbre) widespread(epidemia/enfermedad) widespreaduna palabra de uso muy extendido — a very widely used word
- el uso de la droga está muy extendido entre los jóvenes — the use of drugs is very widespread among young people
- tiene el cáncer ya muy extendido — the cancer has already spread throughout his body
2(alas/brazos) outstretchedrealizar el ejercicio con las piernas extendidas — do the exercise with your legs stretched out
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