In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Mathematicsproblemresolver un problema — to solve a problem
2(dificultad, preocupación)problemnos está creando muchos problemas — it is causing us a lot of problems / a lot of trouble
- problemas económicos — financial difficulties / problems
- me gustaría ir, el problema es que no tengo dinero — I'd like to go, the snag / trouble / problem / thing is I don't have any money
- los coches viejos siempre dan muchos problemas — old cars always play up a lot
- si se enteran, vas a tener problemas — if they find out, you'll be in trouble
- no te hagas problema — don't worry about it
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