In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(de un coche, tren)window[ S ] prohibido asomarse por la ventanilla — do not lean out of the window
2(en oficinas) window(en cines, teatros) box officerecoja el impreso en la ventanilla siete — collect the form from window number seven
- horario de ventanilla: de nueve a dos — opening hours: nine until two
- venta de localidades en ventanilla — tickets on sale at the box office
3(de un sobre)window
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