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 relaciones) breaking-off(de un contrato) breach(de un contrato) breakingel incidente provocó la ruptura de las relaciones diplomáticas — the incident led to diplomatic relations being broken off
- esa fue la causa de la ruptura de las negociaciones — that was what caused the negotiations to be broken off
- una ruptura entre ambas empresas — a break between the two companies
- la ruptura del contrato traería consecuencias muy graves — breaking the contract would have very serious consequences
- su ruptura con Ernesto — her breakup with Ernesto
- tras la ruptura de su matrimonio — after the breakup of his marriage
- esta ruptura con el pasado — this break with the past
(en tenis)service breakbreak of serve
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