In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1el público prorrumpió en aplausos — the audience burst / broke into applause
- prorrumpió en carcajadas al verse en la foto — she burst out laughing when she saw herself in the picture
- prorrumpieron en exclamaciones de asombro al contemplarlo — they cried out in amazement when they saw it
- prorrumpió en lágrimas cuando se enteró — she burst into tears when she found out
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As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.