In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(de furor, envidia)el jefe está que rabia contigo — the boss is furious with you
- yo tengo más que tú ¡chincha, rabia! — I've got more than you, so there!
- no lo hagas rabiar — don't tease him
- a rabiar
- me gusta a rabiar — I'm crazy about him
- aplaudieron a rabiar — they applauded like crazy / like mad
- que rabia
- la salsa pica que rabia — the sauce is incredibly hot
2(de dolor)se pasó la noche rabiando de dolor — she was in terrible pain all night
3(desear ansiosamente)rabiar por algo — to be dying for sth informal
- rabiaba por conocerlo — she was dying / itching to meet him
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