In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(museum/college) bien provisto (de fondos)
- Inevitably, wealthier parents selected well-endowed private and government schools for their children, while poorer schools entered a cycle of declining resources, poorer results and falling student numbers.
- The Spedale di Santa Maria della Scala is a well-endowed hostel and infirmary in Siena.
- I have watched a great deal of heritage in my city come down, because Nelson is a fairly well-endowed community and we have a habit of bowling buildings and replacing them with new ones of vastly less consequence than the previous ones.
- And as I say, a cartoonist is not there to bolster the government position or the position of the well-entrenched or the well-endowed, it's definitely not that, it's the opposite.
- ‘We are not a well-endowed school in spite of popular myth, and the money puts us in a position to be able to move our development programme a couple of steps ahead,’ said the headmaster.
- This implies that the distinct and possibly unique resources on which the internationalizing strategies of small businesses are based, should be more potent than those of well-endowed competitors.
- It comes as no surprise that the well-endowed private schools scored an average 99 percent pass rate.
- But because it is a resource-rich institution, it had not only the money to fix the problems and pay the fine, it also had the capability to help less well-endowed schools.
2eufemismo(woman) bien dotada(woman) con una buena delantera coloquial(man) bien dotado
- I even made a mental note that he was a very well-endowed guy.
- This well endowed model continues to make the news.
- It is possible that a man might buy one because he was spectacularly well-endowed.
- She was especially well-endowed and on her tight T-shirt there was an image of the blessed Henrik.
- One could only watch so much of well-endowed women in bathing suits running before it started to get kind of boring and repetitive.
- As soon as a well-endowed young woman walking her dog came by in the other direction, the men's chatter started up again.
- No points for guessing this comment came from a well-endowed woman.
- Suddenly every indebted student or well-endowed young woman seems to be available as a human billboard.
- A well-endowed model in an advertisement was used to sell virtually everything: movies, cars, fruit, coffee, brassieres and postcards.
- At Court, and in Paris, wealth opened every door, and dukes and peers happily married the well-endowed daughters of great financiers.
- You can tell a man is well-endowed by the size of his hands, feet, or nose.
- Guys who are well-endowed usually have more confidence.
- He's said to be a very well endowed man.’
- He paid his bills, girls liked him, and he was well-endowed.
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