In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(en el cuerpo)sufrió heridas de carácter grave en el accidente — he suffered / received serious injuries in the accident
- al caerse, se hizo una herida en la rodilla — he cut his knee when he fell
- la enfermera le lavó la herida — the nurse bathed the wound
- presentaba heridas de arma blanca — he had stab wounds
- la herida no ha cicatrizado — the wound hasn't healed
- hurgar en la herida — to open old wounds
- lamerse las heridas — to lick one's wounds
- respirar por la herida — to reveal one's true feelings (of bitterness)
2(pena, sufrimiento)woundesa herida aún está abierta — that wound still hasn't healed
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