In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1había una tendalada de gente esperando — there were loads / thousands of people waiting informal
- dejar/quedar la tendalada
- el derrumbe dejó la tendalada — the landslide caused incredible destruction / wreaked havoc
- quedó la tendalada de libros — there were books all over the place
- alguien gritó fuego y quedó la tendalada — somebody shouted fire and there was absolute bedlam / chaos
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