In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(recognition)reconocimiento masculineyou've been quoted without acknowledgment — te han citado sin la correspondiente mención
- does he appear in the acknowledgments? — ¿aparece en la lista de menciones?
- Because they tend to be compassionate and sensitive, they respond best to personal recognition and acknowledgement.
- Smiling his smile of acknowledgment and gratitude, he draped his long overcoat over her shoulders as he set about making the morning meal.
- Wallin, who has already received four honorary degrees and several awards and honours in acknowledgment of her work, will address graduates in applied health sciences and arts.
- The company's Queen's Award was approved by Her Majesty in April last year in acknowledgement of export excellence.
- Instead of trophies going to the winning teams, all dance groups were presented with framed certificates in acknowledgment of, and in thanks for, their participation.
- Everyone likes a bit of recognition or acknowledgement, and a bit of self-esteem was never a bad thing.
- Did they notice my sterling work record and give me the appreciation and acknowledgement I deserve?
- Thanksgiving and an acknowledgement of debt and gratitude are the first duties which a beneficiary owes to the benefactor.
- What he craves is recognition and acknowledgement.
- Even as pathetic as she looked now, he gave her a look of gratitude and acknowledgment, she probably did not see it, her eyes were half closed by now.
- Tired once more, I sighed and jangled the car keys and nodded to Michael with a mix of acknowledgment and gratitude for taking over.
- It was unanimously decided to give a gratuity to the Captain in acknowledgement of his services.
- There were no thanks, no acknowledgments, just a pointed few words on how the collapse of marriage could bring ruination to society.
- Now, not only are you doing most of the work, you are not entitled to any acknowledgement, never mind gratitude, for doing it at all.
- And of course what we're really after is recognition, admiration, acknowledgement from the rest of the world, status, in other words.
- I nodded in acknowledgement of his efforts and jogged around the roof, looking for the hatch, and finding it.
- As it would be impossible to thank everyone individually, please accept this acknowledgement as a token of our sincere appreciation.
- As it would be impossible to thank everyone individually we hope that all concerned will accept this acknowledgement.
- The workers were guests of the firm who organised a visit to the illuminations in acknowledgment of their hard work during the year and to mark the coronation.
- Recognition, acknowledgment, praise, and rewards are ever so important and are a demonstration of the fact that you care.
2(confirmation, response)I've had no acknowledgment of my letter — no han acusado recibo de mi carta
- she gave a quick smile of acknowledgment — me saludó con una breve sonrisa
- He nodded in acknowledgement of her apology but said nothing.
- He never entered a carriage but stood on the outside platform, and though he wouldn't wave back, he always bowed in acknowledgement.
- He tipped his head in acknowledgement when he saw us.
- I looked over at my friend Conner, who nodded his head in acknowledgment of my existence, but didn't say much.
- Even a passive observer would nod in acknowledgement.
- I don't think I said anything in response, but I nodded my head, I think, in acknowledgement.
- She nods in acknowledgement without turning to face him.
- He doesn't say a word, merely nodding in acknowledgement of Stephen's greeting.
- Cadeyrn inclined his head in acknowledgement.
- The driver nodded in acknowledgement and a further 20 seconds of silence passed before he spoke again.
- He was smiling in acknowledgement as their eyes met.
- With no expression of acknowledgment the porter closed the wicket.
- Ryan nodded in acknowledgement, and then proceeded to talk to Kiley about their past Physics class, leaving me to pursue my own train of thoughts.
- He nodded, instead, in acknowledgement of the comment.
- We both nodded in acknowledgement and then I took a seat.
- She nods in acknowledgement of his words, though knowing he wishes differently.
- Not a single flicker of acknowledgement may be granted them when we pass them on the street.
- No acknowledgment of my greeting came from Carrie, although her mother waved back.
- A few fans called to them, but they gave no acknowledgement of these greetings.
- I nodded in acknowledgement then asked, ‘Are you two the only ones here?’
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