In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1informal(morbosidad)ghoulish fascinationhay mucho morbo dentro del toreo — there is a large element of ghoulish fascination in bullfighting
- los accidentes despiertan el morbo de la gente — accidents bring out people's ghoulish instincts
2informal(atracción)tener morbo — to be sexy
- le dan morbo las rubias — he can't resist blondes
- lo prohibido tiene mucho morbo — what's off-limits is very tempting
- le da morbo vestirse de mujer — dressing in drag turns him on
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