In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(appreciation)admiración feminineI'm filled with admiration for them/their music — siento (una) gran admiración por ellos/su música
- my admiration for him knows no bounds — mi admiración por él no tiene límites
- that's superb, he exclaimed in admiration — —¡excelente! —exclamó lleno de admiración
- The violinist expresses his admiration for the elder musician with an affectionate gush of gratitude.
- He also had a great admiration for Chinese art and civilization, which was expressed in his fluent, calligraphic style.
- The audience found themselves in awe and admiration of a truly remarkable and talented cast.
- He has earned the admiration of his peers and players with the upstanding way he goes about his business.
- His unique teaching style gained him the admiration and affection of the many talented undergraduate and graduate students who were attracted to his lectures and seminars.
- Everyone was full of praise and admiration for the people who worked so hard to make this trip so memorable.
- Everyone affected by the floods will be filled with admiration for the Hovingham diggers.
- It was the innocence and charm of his work that won him the admiration of the avant-garde.
- While he professes admiration for the British filmmaker, he says he owes his greatest debt to another source.
- The hard working people in the theatre community deserve our respect and admiration for the time and effort they put into their craft.
- These writings reflect a mutual admiration, in which both man and woman learn from each other.
- Her three-piece cream ensemble, complete with sequins and matching hat, drew gasps of admiration from the large crowd of onlookers.
- She earned his grudging admiration and unshakable loyalty.
- I would like to express our admiration for the selfless bravery of the emergency services, many of whom lost their lives.
- These rank among the finest and most original works by any American artist, and were in part inspired by his admiration for folk art.
- His achievements excited admiration all over Europe.
- In only six weeks he and his crew took part in three dramatic rescues, which earned him the admiration of the nation.
- It is hard not to have a grudging admiration for the ingenuity behind these schemes.
- There is something about a person who has the integrity to live as they profess to believe that never fails to spark at least a faint twinge of admiration.
- She was filled with admiration for her leader's cunning.
2(person, thing admired)to be the admiration of sb — ser la admiración de algn
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