In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(comportamiento/persona/situación) to tolerateno pienso tolerar su insolencia — I don't intend to put up with / to tolerate his rudeness
- a la gente maleducada no la tolero — I can't tolerate / bear / stand rude people
- ¡eso no se puede tolerar! — that's intolerable!
- no tolera el calor — she can't stand / take the heat
- toleran menos los cambios de salinidad — they have a lower tolerance to changes in salinity
- le tolera demasiado a su hijo — he's too lenient with his son
2(medicamento) to toleratesu organismo no tolera los antibióticos — his body won't tolerate antibiotics
- no tolero los picantes — I can't eat spicy foods
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