In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(gift/apology/flowers) ofrecer(advice) brindar(advice) dar(condolences) presentar
- Subdued like many of his compatriots early on, Ballack grew stronger as the competition progressed, netting match-winners and proffering the kind of midfield creativity that Germany so clearly lacked.
- It brings together a range of practitioners, scholars and entrepreneurs proffering a swirl of opinions, ideas and stories about where things are going with independent media.
- Scots have always been known for the genuine warmth of their welcome, proffering a dram or cup of tea with the extended hand of friendship.
- With around a third of those who resigned from clubs proffering the explanation that they were not playing enough to make their memberships worthwhile, pay-and-play courses continue to prosper.
- Adding to the action will be wedding vendors - planners, limo reps, hair stylists, photographers, jewelers, etc. - proffering their wares.
- All accused persons can ordinarily expect to receive the benefit of some credit in the matter of sentence (and for that matter in the non-parole period also) when proffering a plea of guilty.
- The Swede is not averse to proffering a glowing reference: ‘He's a great guy.’
- They too will have to work with accepting the new notes and with proffering the correct change.
- Theories were suggested, opinions were proffered, heads of channels pontificated.
- Six years after that, he was elected leader of the free world and began ‘case cracking’ on a dizzying array of subjects, proffering his various solutions, in both foreign and domestic affairs.
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