In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(que hacen las mujeres agachándose) reverencia femeninoto make / drop a curtsy to sb — hacerle una reverencia a algn
- Each of the girls dipped a small curtsy when their name was called.
- I approached my father as usual, and fell in to a deep curtsy before his feet.
- ‘I apologize, my lord,’ the girl said with a curtsy.
- Kurono did a formal bow, while Kaia did a curtsy.
- Leave us, Monique,’ she waved her hand at the maid, who bobbed a curtsy and hurried out.
- They both smiled, and Cassandra managed a curtsey in greetings.
- Breaking the silence, Clarice appeared and greeted Imogene with a curtsey.
- Each girl gave a little curtsy and Joss wanted to laugh.
- She gave the Unicorn a formal curtsey, feeling rather foolish for doing so.
- Traditional gestures of salutation such as the bow and the curtsey only gradually gave way to the handshake.
- A little maid rushed to the door and bobbed a curtsy.
- A young seventeen year old boy bowed next to him, while a thirteen year old girl did a curtsy.
- With a slight curtsey, the girl left, shutting the door behind her.
- Turning around, she gave a formal curtsy to the Lord of Ghent.
- Shalott stepped from the chariot and gave a formal curtsy.
- At the final curtsey, everyone was facing the front… except for her.
- ‘I am innocent, sir,’ she said with a small curtsy, ‘Do I look like a girl who would thieve?’
- Triliny grinned and walked up to Kathryn, giving a slight curtsy and smiling at the girl's expression of disgust.
- I could hear the rustle of the maid's woolen skirts as she bobbed a curtsy.
- As your arm comes forward to deliver the bowl your right knee rests on the heel of your left foot; you are doing a deep curtsey.
verbo intransitivocurtsied, curtsies, curtsying
1hacer una reverenciato curtsy to sb — hacerle una reverencia a algn
- ‘I thought tennis had had enough of manners,’ he writes, ‘of bowing and curtsying to rich people who didn't pay taxes.’
- Laughing, she curtsied and let him lead her onto the dance floor.
- Why do all these people keep bowing and curtsying and such?
- ‘Your Grace,’ I murmured, curtsying to Cameron.
- ‘Good day, Lord Cecil,’ she murmured at last, curtsying prettily and continuing to blush as he continued to scrutinize her.
- She curtseyed in return before they swept out onto the dance floor.
- And then, within a matter of months, people were bowing to her, people were curtsying to her, people were looking at everything she wore, analyzing everything.
- Jocelyn, looking quite small on the large stage, curtsied and blushed though she was used to all the attention by now.
- ‘Yes, your highness,’ she said, curtsying as best she could.
- When the case began, the court clerk may not have gone as far as curtsying, but she still addressed her Royal highness as ‘Ma'am’.
- It sounded like a book that would teach me how to be a proper lady, complete with frilly lace, curtsying and a lot of time spent being meek.
- Many of the purses were handed to the Princess by children who curtsied shyly and shook hands.
- I politely curtsied and hurried off the stage to meet up with my friends.
- ‘Yes,’ I said, curtsying to him as we finished the dance.
- ‘Why thank you sir,’ I said playing along by curtsying.
- ‘Happy Birthday, your highness,’ I said, curtsying and lowering my head.
- ‘Hello, your highness,’ she said, curtsying quickly.
- ‘Yes, Mother,’ Violet replied, curtsying and breaking into the smile which transformed her face into loveliness before flinging her arms around her mother.
- ‘I am her daughter,’ I replied, curtsying slightly.
- ‘Thank you,’ I said curtsying mockingly as we both laughed.
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