In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) amigable(relations) cordial(relations) amistoso(arrangement) amistosoto reach an amicable agreement — llegar a un acuerdo amistoso
- It was amicable and did not last long - little more than an hour.
- The event was a particularly amicable one and the result for Europeans, especially the Scots, could not have been better.
- The disputed area can also be discussed after some time and an amicable settlement may be given to the court for its verdict.
- Spokespersons for the pair say it's an amicable split and that the two remain friends.
- Normally, this is one of the quieter, friendlier, more amicable sessions of the week.
- Once Mr Ahern had clarified the position, the conversation was amicable.
- He recently admitted the trio regularly congratulate themselves on having such an amicable relationship.
- Although traffic wardens are not known for being popular, friends said Milroy was an easygoing, amicable character.
- Two decades on, Mesnel is a millionaire, albeit a very polite and amicable one, and without, it seems, a single element of ego.
- Though we believe we have a chance of remaining independent, we have to work together and would like to have an amicable relationship.
- He urged the youths from both sides to forget the bitter past and create an amicable environment for everyone to live in peace.
- We're still really good friends and it's all very amicable, but it just wasn't working and hadn't done so for quite some time.
- And it is the sort of amicable relationship which the company has long been known for.
- They have not been in court before now for custody of the child and had reached an amicable arrangement over visiting rights.
- The conversation was amicable, as befitted a meeting between two old friends.
- A swift and amicable settlement to this dispute is needed now.
- They then moved to India and Pakistan where they formed an amicable relationship with the British.
- But, at least in the beginning, relations between the neighboring states were largely amicable.
- It may be still some time before an amicable solution is arrived at.
- Robson is an amicable bloke with a marvellous CV and his bitterness at being shown the door was as obvious as it was understandable.
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