In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(noticia, comunicación)messageun mensaje radiofónico — a radio message
- un mensaje de paz — a message of peace
- ¿hay algún mensaje para mí? — are there any messages for me?
- le dejó un mensaje sobre la mesa — she left him a note on the table
2(de una obra, canción)messagela canción tiene un mensaje político — the song has a political message
- el mensaje que pretende transmitir en esta novela — the message he is trying to put across / communicate in this novel
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