In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Cooking Botanytomatosalsa de tomate — tomato sauce
- agarrar algo para el lado de los tomates — to take sth the wrong way
- estar/ponerse (colorado) como un tomate — (sonrojarse) to be/turn as red as a beet
- ¡toma tu tomate! — put that in your pipe and smoke it!
3.1Spain informal (complicación, dificultad)difficultyel examen tenía / traía mucho tomate — the exam was a real stinker informal
3.2Spain informal (jaleo, pelea)set-to informal
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