In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1carewisdomconduce con prudencia — drive carefully
- hay que manejarlo con mucha prudencia — it must be handled with great care / very carefully
- la prudencia de las medidas — the prudence of the measures
- gracias a su prudencia en cuestiones de dinero — thanks to her prudence / carefulness in money matters
- una prudencia que raya en la cobardía — caution bordering on cowardice
- la prudencia solo se aprende con los años — prudence only comes with age
- la prudencia es la madre de la ciencia — discretion is the better part of valor
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