In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Botanyapplela manzana de la discordia — the apple of discord
- una manzana podrida echa un ciento a perder — one bad apple can spoil the whole barrel
2(de edificios)blockdar una vuelta a la manzana — to go round the block
3also manzana de Adán
Latin AmericaAnatomyAdam's apple
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