In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(miedo)terrorun régimen de terror — a reign of terror
- sembró el terror entre los campesinos — it inspired terror among the peasants
- me da terror or le tengo terror — I find it terrifying
2(persona)terrores el terror de la ciudad — he is terrorizing the city
- este niño es un terror — this child is a terror
- es el terror de la carretera — she is the terror of the roads
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