In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- We have long admired the commitment and courage of Adi Roche and her fantastic team.
- It is good for men to respect and admire them, without expecting favours or punishments from them.
- I admired him for his courage and determination to see his aim achieved.
- Even then, her silent beauty had received admiring appraisals and envious glances.
- Presumably as a teacher of law he admires and respects such contracts and declarations.
- Instead he's had to content himself with knowing that writers he respects admire his work.
- He was respected and admired by all the people, yet he still managed to be one of them.
- I admire and respect them both, and they seem nice guys, but boring and bland.
- The entire nation is proud of them and admires their courage and professionalism.
- Though she admires and respects many skaters from all over the world, Adélia is a big fan of Russian skaters.
- I want to see entrepreneurs become more admired and respected for their contribution to society.
- He quite clearly loves Europe, respecting its diversity but admiring its ambitious attempt to unify.
- From what I learned from my elders he was very much admired and respected by all who knew him.
- He is admired by people with regard to his sporting career, but he also strikes me as a true gentleman!
- Will may have been the youngest on board the Louisa May, but every crewmember admired and respected him.
- He was a good father, grandfather and friend and he was highly respected and admired by many.
- She was very well respected and admired by most people in this Country, Canada.
- All she is doing is supporting her belief and she should be respected and admired for that.
- Here was a film that I admired in some respects, but which did not stir any kind of passion in me, one way or another.
- The passion for what they were doing was obvious and I admired their courage.
2(take pleasure in)(scenery) admirarI was just admiring your tablecloth — me estaba fijando en lo bonito que es el mantel
- my dress was much admired — mi vestido tuvo mucho éxito
- They made a fine impression upon all who visited them and were greatly admired.
- We talked to one of the gardeners and admired the fruit, vegetables and, of course, the flowers.
- The off-white walls didn't come off as much to admire, but for some reason Josie adored them.
- Afterwards, enjoy wandering around the gardens and admiring the waterfall.
- Visitor centre volunteer Eric Cowham admires autumn sycamore leaves at the Arboretum Gardens, Castle Howard.
- The airborne action is less fluid than the rest, but at least you get to admire the impressive scenery.
- Penelope, 30, also admitted she is so impressed with her new muscles she can't stop admiring them.
- It was hot when I woke but not so much that I couldn't enjoy a brief stroll around the garden, admiring the flowers in the sunshine.
- The Soules are hoping Lydia comes to admire the garden for herself this weekend.
- Soon the Ngaere Gardens were being admired by visitors who came from far and wide.
- He would turn from side to side, admiring his prize package from the reflection in the mirror.
- The women gather near a row of flowerpots which has been set in front of one of the garden structures, discussing and admiring the blooms.
- How wonderful to sit eating sausage rolls in the sunshine and admiring the garden.
- The remarkable thing is that, for all its many faults, the garden is much admired.
- The mask which Jenny Pegg had won second prize with at the craft rally, was much admired.
- One of the innovations Logan has imported from the European cities he admires is the roof garden.
- She walked along the garden edges admiring the flowers that only opened to moon light.
- How can people stop to admire our beautiful Lake District and then spoil it by leaving their litter?
- He looked around, admiring the garden that was in bloom a couple feet away from him.
- They are now looking forward to watching the garden blossom and admiring the fruits of their hard work.
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