In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1smell¡qué olor más bueno/horrible! — what a lovely/horrible smell!
- tiene un olor raro — it smells strange
- tomarle el olor a algo — to smell sth
- ¡qué rico olor! — what a lovely smell!
- olor a algo — smell of sth
- ¡qué olor a comida hay aquí! — there's a strong smell of food (in) here!
- tiene olor a queso — it smells of cheese
- en olor de multitud
- fue recibido en olor de multitud — he was welcomed by a huge crowd
- en olor de santidad
- vivir en olor de santidad — to lead the life of a saint
- morir en olor de santidad — to die a saint
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