In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) simpático(person) agradablea congenial atmosphere — un ambiente agradable y en el que uno se siente a gusto
- It's always the case when you get a bunch of bloggers in the room: as a rule they are the smartest, most congenial people you could hope to meet.
- What has so far been described is the idyllic situation where the bookshop owner is congenial.
- He looked younger and more congenial than he appears on television and in newspapers.
- Anyway, it was a weird but fun day spent with congenial folks, and I did get to meet the newscaster, even if only as a disembodied voice in my ear.
- He was a bright, congenial child who needed constant physical care, but was a pleasure to be around.
- I however keep coming back to Thailand to see the breathtaking landscape, beautiful beaches and congenial people.
- A hospitable septuagenarian runs it with her equally congenial son.
- On current form, the congenial Dubliner can save his heavenly appeals, but he seems to know something the rest of us don't, and has countered the notion that taking him on board was a sweetener.
- They usually proved both intelligent and congenial.
- He devoted these years to philosophy, writing, and the company of a circle of congenial friends.
- The group of decapod workers is extremely congenial and the interaction has resulted in many new collaborations.
- In 1819 he was at work again in northern England, eventually settling in Scarborough among congenial clients and friends.
- Enemies have disappeared and new ones - many once former allies and even congenial friends - have taken their places.
- He had proven such a congenial guest on his first visit that he had received a weekly invitation since that time.
- Your artistic nature suggests enjoyment of good music, fine works of art, good literature, and intelligent, congenial friends.
- Most people drink to be congenial, to celebrate, to have a good time.
- She is then plied with drinks, hot and cold, sat down in a warm spot with congenial people and made to enjoy herself.
- He is congenial but often distant and he keeps his private life private.
- The reason he had the respect of such a wide range of his younger peers was the quality of his poetry - not just his congenial personality.
- A congenial man with a neatly trimmed white beard, he's a classic civic booster who loves to extol his hometown's virtues.
- Helen also had numerous qualities that made her congenial.
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