In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1preposition phrase en pos de
- en pos de su presa — in pursuit of their prey
- partieron en pos de aventuras/una ilusión — they set off in pursuit of adventure/a dream
- trabaja en pos del bienestar social — she works for the good of society
- abandonó esta idea en pos de una política más pragmática — he abandoned this idea in favor of a more pragmatic policy
2Spain child language(caca)poop US informalpooh British informal
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