In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(smile) de felicidad(smile) alegre(greeting) lleno de alegría(manner) risueño y optimista
- Busy fraudsters spend their days sending out hundreds of cheery messages in the hope of conning people out of cash.
- He loves the wilds of Upper Wharfedale, where the locals always greet him and his crew with a cheery wave and a smile.
- I stay at a youth hostel painted in cheery primary colours and with a roof angled as severely as any Swiss chalet.
- Isn't it funny how something intended to be cheery can in fact be so perversely irritating?
- Soft music would now be heard on the background, and happy and cheery voices as well.
- I sat and waited, listening to cheery early morning conversation from the staff on the other side of the blind.
- The day had dawned bright and cheery, and even now, a summer sun warmed up the blue sky.
- He and his cheery smile and kind nature will be missed by so many people in Otley
- He has a wonderfully cheery disposition and is very popular with his friends in his local school.
- A visit and a cheery chat with someone will bring in life and sunshine and make a bleak day pass quickly.
- She said that she knew all the children and their parents well and each one said a cheery good-morning as they passed by.
- She painted on a smile and a cheery disposition and let the world think she was okay.
- They are cheery in tone, full of encouragement, bright ideas and suggestions as to how to get your kid to eat liver.
- The clerks can be extra cheery, since the end of the shift is right around the corner.
- He is always ready with a cheery smile and wave, and is famous for sheltering passengers with his own umbrella.
- So I headed off with a cheery smile at having escaped from the maze of never ending aisles.
- It was a cheery, chatty atmosphere tempered with solemnity at each and every shrine where offerings were made.
- It's true that the atmosphere back in the office when I got back wasn't quite as cheery as the one when I left.
- I'm trying to keep a cheery face on and make things as happy as possible.
- He had been in declining health for sometime, yet maintained a cheery disposition to the end.
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