In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(privación, renuncia)sacrificelo ha conseguido a costa de muchos sacrificios — she's achieved it by making a lot of sacrifices / by doing without a lot of things
2(inmolación)sacrificeofreció un sacrificio — he offered a sacrifice
- ofreció a su hijo en sacrificio — he offered (up) his son as a sacrifice
- el santo sacrificio de la misa — the holy sacrifice of mass
3(de una res)slaughter
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