In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(animal/person) jovenI have a younger brother — tengo un hermano menor
- she is four years younger than me — es cuatro años menor que yo
- this is Patricia, our youngest — esta es Patricia, la (más) pequeña / la menor
- a very good-looking young man — un joven muy bien parecido
- her young man — su novio
- a young lady — una señorita
- his young lady — su novia
- and what can I do for you, young man/lady? — ¿qué se le ofrece, joven/señorita?
- now listen to me, young man/lady — escúcheme jovencito/jovencita
- young people — la juventud
- to have a young family — tener hijos chicos
- she became a minister at the young age of 35 — llegó a ministra a la temprana edad de 35 años
- do you mean young Mr Smith or old Mr Smith? — ¿se refiere a Mr Smith padre o hijo?
- Pliny/Brueghel the Younger — Plinio/Brueghel el Joven
- the younger generation — la nueva generación
- to die/marry young — morir/casarse joven
- in my young days — cuando era mozo/moza
- (set phrase) the night is young — la noche es joven
- Lucy, who lives locally, says even as a young girl she felt alienated from her family - unloved and unwanted.
- She says the country has been in her blood ever since she lived there as a young girl.
- A young girl who lives in a cheap motel with her mother comes every year for her birthday meal.
- When she was a young girl growing up in Wolverhampton, Denise Lewis itched to become the new Diana Ross.
- She tells a story of a young girl who lives in The House, where she works.
- Her troubles, she insists, are now in the past, and the insecure young girl has grown into a confident woman.
- A young girl loses her mother and has to go and live with her mad inventor father in Canada.
- Gary Neat, who also lives in the quiet cul-de-sac, said the couple lived there with a young girl.
- As a young girl growing up on the Isle of Wight, her dream was to work as a waitress at the upmarket Penguin Café in Ryde.
- I came to live here in 1952 as a young girl and it would have pleased her greatly then.
- Annie John is about a young girl growing up in Antigua and eventually being sent away to study.
- As a young girl, she lived on a farm and first rode sheep, then ponies and then horses which she loved.
- She explained that she had learned to do this when she was a young girl living in rural Ireland.
- As a young girl, Mary lived in France where she had married the king of France - Francis II.
- She was a young Jewish girl living in the Middle East under the rule of the Roman Empire.
- As a young girl living in Bellshill, she was taught the language on her grandmother's knee.
- A long time ago a beautiful young girl called Hinemoa lived at Owhata on the eastern shores of the lake.
- As a young girl growing up in Trichy, Vanitha says she became interested in animation.
- A gaggle of young girls emerged from the woods and offered complex directions.
- Prince Unleashed tells the story of Holly, a young girl forced to live with relatives after a tragic family accident.
2(manner/complexion/appearance) juvenilhe's a young 40 — tiene 40 años muy bien llevados
- she's very young for her age / years — parece más joven de lo que es
- (set phrase) you're as young as you feel — la juventud se lleva dentro
- It's full of non-stop action, laughter, drama and is perfect for the very young and young at heart.
- Anyone young at heart is welcome to attend this tea party and we hope to have music to suit the occasion.
- The Bangalore crowd is all young at heart, and the people here are always out having fun, she thinks.
- This picture of the two young lovers is the symbol of love in the SARS times.
- My elderly but young at heart parents just made their first visit to Pattaya from London to visit me in my new home.
- My young artists loved making these flowers, as they looked great and were easy to make.
- This was hardly the time to bring out an issue on love, when the young are busy preparing for exams.
- Extra care has been taken to present a frayed and worn out look sought by the young and young at heart.
- If you are young at heart you will remain young, it is said by many who don't want to grow old.
- I love being round young writers, I like to think of writers as a community, as a race.
- The clientele is made up of all ages; safe to say, most will be young at heart.
- There was no doubt that the young audience loved what they had just heard.
- If your dad is young at heart, you could check out the collection of shirts at River Island.
- For the young and young at heart, there's also a number of niteclubs to keep those dancing feet tapping.
- A time when audiences full of the young and young at heart can embrace their innocence and enjoy the magic of theatre.
- All young at heart were out on the floor dancing to the popular tunes of yesterday.
- My friend will miss her; he told me she was young at heart, had a wicked sense of humour, and always had a twinkle in her eye.
- Sr. Catherine paid tribute to all her Senior Citizens for being so young at heart.
- He is still very young at heart and a lot of players through the years have learned from experience.
3(spinach/rhubarb) tierno(wine) jovenGeología (rock/mountain) nuevo(country/movement) jovenjazz music was still very young then — por aquel entonces el jazz daba todavía sus primeros pasos
1(humans)the young — la juventud
2(animals)crías femeninowith young — preñada
- In the spring the hungry animals tear out birds nests and eat eggs and young.
- Within three days of birth a brood of young may have been led a distance of almost a mile.
- Whooping crane young are fed dragonfly larvae, insects and tadpoles.
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