In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1an eager crowd was awaiting her — una multitud impaciente la esperaba
- an eager young reporter — un joven y entusiasta periodista
- a mood of eager anticipation — un ambiente de ansiosa expectación
- she's eager to learn — tiene muchos deseos / muchas ansias de aprender
- to be eager for sth
- she is eager for power — tiene muchas ansias / mucha ambición de poder
- they were eager for revenge/love — tenían sed de venganza/cariño
- they waited, eager for a glimpse of the star — esperaron, ansiosos por ver a la estrella un momento
- Time and again, Hendrie warned his side of the danger of being outfought by more eager opponents.
- He was approached half a dozen times by reporters, all eager for an interview.
- You let the phone ring twice before answering, lest you appear overly eager.
- What is it that makes her so eager to please?
- All were extremely enthusiastic, and eager for everyone on the course to do well.
- People were so eager to vote that we had to bring in extra ballot boxes and thousands of ballot papers to meet the demand.
- As Dr. Kramer sees it, a therapist should not be too eager to please.
- The others were eager for his works, which sold better than those of Rembrandt in his prime.
- I was fascinated to watch her plying her trade to the many young girls eager for her wares.
- From this point she is only too eager to turn her talent and visibility into a full time career.
- The Leigh Centurions captain put eager children through their paces at rugby.
- People in urgent need of money and eager to make quick profits are lured into them.
- A questing man eager for new experiences, his first play has just opened in Sao Paulo.
- He reminded John of an eager child, desperate to please, to prove what he had learned.
- Pike doesn't know if she'll have a role, but she is eager for them to work together again.
- I can understand that Blackburn are eager for a reply but I cannot give them my decision yet.
- Tim sounded eager, and he bounced from his heels to his toes.
- Obviously they were unable to cope with constant handling by eager visitors.
- But Phil and his team will bring the plants back to sell to eager Swindon gardeners.
- I know that young people are eager to find their ways in a more and more open world.
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