In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1aplausos masculineher entrance was met with applause — su entrada fue recibida con aplausos / un aplauso
- let's have a round of applause for … — un aplauso para …
- they have won applause for their much-improved service — se han ganado muchos elogios por las grandes mejoras en el servicio
- After a slightly slow start the audience did begin to warm up and there were some big laughs and rounds of applause.
- When the lights faded at the end of this play, there was no applause for a full minute.
- After a very brief speech, he calls most of the actors and actresses from the wings, who come on to applause.
- The applause he heard was from fans impressed by shots that stopped close to the pin.
- There was a huge round of applause when the juniors from the academy took to the stage.
- Both sides engaged in an entertaining encounter which drew applause from the sizeable crowd.
- Strangely the crowd gave this the same polite applause as they had to the other points he had made.
- There was much applause and heckling, I mean cheering, and we were whisked backstage.
- Attacking the bastions of privilege is still the easiest way for a politician to win a cheap round of applause.
- Already there is a low buzz of excitement, punctuated by the occasional outbreak of applause.
- There was a round of polite applause as Theo stood and walked over to Isabel.
- That brought some unscripted applause, a sense of relief that at last he had said what so many had longed to hear.
- There had been some hostile questions from the floor, but in the end there was loud applause at the outcome.
- The applause rippling around the stadium was for more than just a piece of accomplished defending.
- I would like a round of applause for remembering all the right letters in the right words while being drunk.
- They are burnt, diced or melted in acid in front of onlookers who react with polite applause.
- The applause will be loud and long in deserved praise of a man and his family who have done so much for Scottish boxing.
- Her advice to the youth on the virtues of hard work and diligence won a hearty round of applause.
- There is one character in the film who gets applause at the end for his performance.
- The council takes a lot of knocking, but on this occasion their efforts demand nothing but applause.
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