In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Medicinemadnessinsanityataque de locura — fit of madness
2(insensatez)crazy thing informalhizo muchas locuras en su juventud — she did a lot of crazy things in her youth informal
- lo que dices es una locura — what you're saying is sheer / complete madness
- cometió la locura de casarse a los quince años — she committed the folly of getting married at fifteen
- gastó una locura en ese coche — he spent a ridiculous amount on that car
3(inclinación exagerada)siente locura por la pequeña — she's absolutely mad about / besotted with the little one informal
- la quiero/me gusta con locura — I'm crazy / mad / wild about her
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