In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(meeting) reunión femenino(people) concurrencia femeninoa family gathering — una reunión familiar
- The auditorium will serve as a meeting place for public gatherings and academic conferences.
- Before beginning his journey, he enthralled the sizable gathering, which had assembled at the starting point, with his magic.
- The Monday scheduled for the subsequent meeting attracted a satisfactory gathering of graduates and friends.
- Difficult meetings, family gatherings and so on can be chances to use your new skills.
- Denise was delighted to inform the assembled gathering that no less than four talented women from the community were set to entertain and inform.
- We are a gathering with massively more purpose than significance.
- We build this country one person at a time, she told the assembled gathering at the college.
- Thank you for that magnificent speech yesterday, and it is my pleasure to ask you to address the assembled gathering.
- The meeting was the first gathering of leaders of the two groups before the elections.
- The purpose of the gathering is to give tourism outlets a chance to share their knowledge with their colleagues of the fantastic range of tourism products and activities available in the County.
- The gathering was assembled to pay their respects and lay wreathes on all the graves.
- Other protestors arrived on foot, or by bike, and some kept busy by taking photographs of the assembled gathering.
- I mean this is something for the people to think about and the purpose of a gathering like this is for me, through this forum, to talk directly to the people of Australia.
- He said he expected the gathering could become a meeting of various thoughts and ideas that were alive in society.
- Accordingly, a gathering assembled to carry out Sam's wishes.
- At least, it offered a jolly background for the family gathering.
- Rather than a peaceful gathering, the assembly descended into an auditorium-wide field of skirmishes that ended in 11 suspensions and two arrests.
- The exact purpose of the gathering is a surprise to the guests, who are honored with testimonials of gratitude from their hosts.
- At first the pictures appear to have been taken at a family gathering - a christening or a birthday party.
- The holidays bring parties and family gatherings when everyone wants to appear their best.
1(speed/intensity) creciente(intensity/speed) en aumentothe gathering storm — la tormenta que se avecina (or avecinaba etc.)
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