In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1dangerperil literarysiempre se expone al peligro — she's always exposing herself to danger
- su vida está en / corre peligro — his life is in danger / is threatened / at risk
- puso en peligro su propia vida — she put her own life in danger
- esta escalera es un peligro para los niños — this staircase is a hazard / is dangerous for children
- el incidente puede poner en peligro las negociaciones — the incident could jeopardize / endanger the negotiations
- corres el peligro de que se te adelanten — you run the risk of others beating you to it
- corre el peligro de perder un ojo — she is in danger of losing an eye
- el enfermo está fuera de peligro — the patient is out of danger
- [ S ] peligro de incendio — fire hazard
- [ S ] peligro de muerte — danger
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