In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cosa valiosa)treasurebuscaban un tesoro escondido — they were looking for hidden treasure
2(persona)treasuregem informalte lo agradezco mucho, eres un tesoro — thanks very much, you're a real gem
- ¿qué te pasa, tesoro? — what's the matter, darling / sweetheart?
4el Tesoro also el Tesoro público — the Exchequer
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