In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(enthusiasm/interest/amazement) sincero(interest/enthusiasm/amazement) genuino(interest/enthusiasm/amazement) verdadero(application/inquiry) serioshe is a very genuine person — es muy buena persona
- genuine callers only, please — curiosos abstenerse
- it was a genuine misunderstanding — fue realmente un malentendido
- But the real question is: is the torn document genuine?
- He said the defendants had lied to police, lied to the court and demonstrated little genuine remorse.
- There was genuine appreciation for what is happening here and we now have a great deal to shout about.
- This record shines because there's a genuine love of its influences driving it along.
- They were hidden in a legitimate cargo which was taken to a genuine warehouse on delivery.
- The meeting is open to all with a genuine interest in having a say in the future of their community.
- The news station and this reporter fully believed the documents were genuine.
- Rachel's slight smile was more genuine this time.
- Nothing could prove beyond all possible dispute that the tapes are genuine or fakes.
- All this smacks more of a seedy circulation battle than a genuine attempt to help.
- It advised traders to be careful that they only sold genuine licensed products.
- He laughed again, but this time it seemed more genuine.
- It proves that beneath the showmanship, there is real talent and a deep well of genuine feeling.
- There was no malice intended, only genuine interest.
- You mentioned in one interview that genuine democracy requires accurate and truthful information.
- As Singaporeans viewed the dreadful pictures from the scene of the hotel bombing there was only genuine concern and sympathy.
- It is thought that during the transaction a genuine computer is swapped for the dummy package.
- The fear she was feeling was now genuine, for she knew she'd screwed up and was in trouble.
- It was a genuine pleasure to hear a master talk so eloquently about his work.
- I gave my dad who is a genuine handyman a leatherman tool which he loves and still wears on his belt today.
- I am absolutely genuine in my desire to assist if I can.
- Latham is showing us all that the next election will be a genuine race, a real battle.
- I want to be able to go over to Brick Lane in the East End to eat a real, genuine London bagel.
- The Real Madrid boss is one of the genuine enigmas of modern football.
- His smile was so genuine Pearl couldn't help but smile herself.
- Sorry to a bit all over the place but I am feeling genuine distress and anger at all of this.
- It was a fair offer and a genuine attempt by the company to resolve the disputes.
- I began putting on shocked faces, trying to decipher which one seemed more genuine.
- Performed with such brilliance, they aptly recreate genuine folk music of the era.
- He seemed a really genuine guy and sincerely appreciated that we had been following the tour.
- In Johns case, the genuine affection that people had for him shines through.
- It is a shame that governments do not have the same genuine compassion shown by ordinary citizens.
- While their legitimacy is being disputed in some quarters, to many Pollock authorities the paintings appear genuine.
2(leather) legítimo(leather) auténtico(antique/signature) auténticoa genuine Goya — un Goya auténtico
- this caviar is the genuine article — este es caviar auténtico / genuino / de verdad
- my first encounter with a genuine Spanish matador — mi primer encuentro con un verdadero torero español
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