In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tela)fabrictejidos sintéticos — synthetic fabrics / textiles
2(de una tela)weaveuna tela de tejido muy abierto — a fabric with a very loose weave
3Latin America(con agujas, máquina) knitting(con ganchillo) crochet
4(de una sociedad, un sistema)fabricproblemas que han dañado el tejido social — problems which have damaged the fabric of society / the social fabric
5Anatomytissuetejido de cicatriz — scar tissue
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