In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1límpiate los mocos — wipe / blow your nose
- se limpió los mocos en la manga — she wiped her nose on her sleeve
- le colgaban / se le caían los mocos — he had a snotty nose
- tengo mocos — my nose is running
- suelta una especie de moco — it exudes a kind of mucus
- tenía un moco pegado en la nariz — he had a bogey / piece of snot stuck to his nose
- llorar a moco tendido — to cry one's eyes out
- tirarse el moco — to bullshit
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