In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sentir gratitud por)se lo agradezco de veras — I'm very grateful to you
- le agradecería me llamara lo antes posible — I would be grateful / I would appreciate it if you would call me as soon as possible
- su ayuda es muy de agradecer — your help is most appreciated
- ¡y así es como me agradece! — and this is all the thanks I get!
2(dar las gracias por)to thankescribió para agradecerme el regalo — he wrote to thank me for the gift
- ni siquiera me lo agradeció — she didn't even thank me / say thank you
- practica un deporte, te lo agradecerá el cuerpo — take up a sport, you'll feel better for it
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