In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1womanuna clase de gimnasia para mujeres — a women's gymnastics class
- las mujeres de la casa — the women of the house
- tiene mucho carácter, es toda una mujer — she has a great personality, she's quite a woman!
- tu hija ya es toda una mujercita — your daughter's a young woman already
- es una mujer hecha y derecha — she's a grown woman
- a esta mujer se le ocurre cada cosa — she / this woman has the most amazing ideas
- hacerse mujer — to become a woman
- ser una mujer de su casa — to be a good housewife
3Spain(como apelativo)¿se habrá ofendido? — ¡no, mujer! — do you think I've offended him — no, of course not
- no te preocupes, mujer, ya verás como todo se arregla — don't worry, you'll see everything will be OK
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