In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Militarytruceacordar una tregua — to agree to a truce
2(interrupción)sin tregua — relentlessly
- lo acosaron sin tregua — they pursued him relentlessly
- las olas batían el acantilado sin tregua — the waves crashed relentlessly / continuously against the cliff
- no dar tregua
- la gastritis no le daba tregua — his gastritis didn't let up for a moment / gave him no respite
- los niños no le dan tregua — she doesn't get a moment's rest / peace with those children
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