In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1quedar rezagado — to fall / drop behind
- iban / estaban rezagados — they were lagging behind
- el trabajo está rezagado — we've fallen behind with the work
- los alumnos más rezagados — the slower students
- los países más rezagados en cuanto al desarrollo tecnológico — the most backward countries in terms of technological development
masculine and feminine noun
1straggleresperaremos a los rezagados — we'll wait for the stragglers / for those who have fallen behind
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