In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1dama de honor femeninoniña que acompaña a la noviaalways the bridesmaid(, never the bride) — siempre la segundona
- Megan and we bridesmaids were ushered into the side door of the building to prevent her from being seen.
- Savannah's more of a junior bridesmaid and flower girl combined.
- As in the United States, the couple selects a best man, maid of honor, bridesmaids, and attendants.
- The bridesmaids and flower girl each had a single white lily fixed in their hair, to match the bride's bouquet.
- We'd like you to be a bridesmaid at the wedding, Lexie.
- The bride usually wears white and is attended by bridesmaids.
- I was in a wedding and the bridesmaid's dress was a rose pink silk shantung.
- The bride would be accompanied by several bridesmaids and the groom had one male, the best man, at his side.
- Three years ago, Tami and Allison took turns as bridesmaids at Andrea's wedding.
- And now she's just asked me to be a bridesmaid in her wedding.
- It is common for couples to have their own children present at their weddings, often as bridesmaids or pageboys.
- The only job Jalena did not leave was to make gift bags for the bridesmaids and ushers.
- I'm going to a wedding where the bridesmaids are wearing all black.
- She's Prince Charles' goddaughter and she was a bridesmaid at his first wedding.
- She'd been a bridesmaid at their wedding, and was now a godmother of their recently-born firstborn child Jacob.
- The fact that Carmen asked Sharon to be one of her bridesmaids at her recent wedding speaks volumes.
- She was a bridesmaid at his wedding to Princess Diana.
- It's always nice to meet my bridesmaids before the wedding.
- We didn't have the typical wedding with bridesmaids, 200 guests and a mile-long buffet with an ice sculpture.
- We had already been to several fittings for the bridesmaid and wedding dress.
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