In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(transpiración)sweatperspiration formalun sudor frío — a cold sweat
- se lo ha ganado con el sudor de la frente — she's earned it by the sweat of her brow
- el sudor le caía a chorros — the sweat was pouring / streaming off him
2sudores masculine plural
informal(gran esfuerzo)blood, sweat and tearsle costó sudores terminarlo — he had to slog his guts out to finish it British informal
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