In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(frescor)la fresca — the cool (of the morning/evening)
- salimos temprano, con la fresca — we set off early, while it was still cool
2informal(insolencia)lo regañé y me soltó una fresca — I told him off and he had the nerve to answer me back informal
- le dije cuatro frescas y me marché — I gave him a piece of my mind and left
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