In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cintura)waistde talle esbelto — slim-waisted
2(figura)figuretiene buen talle — she has a good figure
3(en costura)trunk measurementmeasurement from shoulder to waistes corta de talle — she's short-waisted
- me queda corto de talle — the waist is too high on me
4River Plate(de una prenda)sizede talle único — one-size
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