In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(choque)impactel impacto de la piedra hizo añicos el parabrisas — the impact of the stone shattered the windscreen
- recibió un impacto de bala en el estómago — she was shot in the stomach
- murió a consecuencia de un impacto de bala — he died from a gunshot wound
- hacer impacto — to hit
2(huella, señal)holemarkel cadáver tiene varios impactos de bala — there are several bullet wounds in the body
3(en el ánimo, en el público)impactla obra no tuvo mucho impacto — the play didn't make much impact / didn't have much of an impact
- la noticia causó un gran impacto — the news had a great impact / caused quite a stir
- el impacto social de estas medidas — the impact / effect of these measures on society
- el impacto sobre el medio ambiente — the impact on the environment
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