In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(dañar)to be detrimental to formalel tabaco perjudica tu salud — smoking is detrimental to your health
- está perjudicando sus estudios — it is having an adverse effect on / it is affecting / it is proving detrimental to his schoolwork
- estas medidas perjudican a los jóvenes — young people are losing out because of these measures
- para no perjudicar las investigaciones — in order not to prejudice the investigations
2Peru, Colombia euphemistic, informal(violar)to rapeto have one's way with euphemistic
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