In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1la intemperie — the elements
- el deterioro es obra de la intemperie — the deterioration has been caused by exposure to the elements / to wind and weather
- tuvimos que pasar la noche a la intemperie — we had to spend the night out in the open
- no dejes esas plantas a la intemperie — don't leave those plants outside / exposed to the elements
- la temperatura a la intemperie — the temperature outside / outdoors
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