In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(reserva, inconveniente)siempre pone reparos a todo — she always finds problems with / raises objections about everything
- expresó sus reparos al acuerdo — he expressed his reservations about the agreement
- no tengo ningún reparo en decírselo a la cara — I'm quite prepared to tell him to his face
- le encomendó el trabajo con cierto reparo — she entrusted the work to him with some reservation
3Mexico(de un caballo, toro)el caballo dio un reparo — the horse reared up / shied
- aguantó los reparos del caballo — he held on despite the horse's bucking/rearing
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