In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1me causa repugnancia — I find him repellent / repulsive / repugnant
- siento auténtica repugnancia por / hacia las culebras — I really loathe / can't stand snakes
- la repugnancia que sentí cuando me tocó — the revulsion I felt when he touched me
- el atentado causó repugnancia en todo el país — the whole country felt abhorrence / repugnance / revulsion at the attack
- me da repugnancia ver cómo le hace la pelota al jefe — it's revolting / it's horrible / it makes me sick the way he's always crawling to the boss
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