In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(grateful)(gesture/smile) de agradecimientohe wasn't very appreciative — no se mostró muy agradecido
- to be appreciative of sth — estar agradecido por algo
- Substituted in the 75th minute, he received a standing ovation from fans appreciative of his contribution.
- I had the distinct feeling that they weren't all that interested in, or appreciative of, the heritage in their charge.
- The money was fantastic but, in reality, I was more appreciative of the recognition it signified.
- In the end the audience is also appreciative of people who are so undisguised.
- Further, the Premier is appreciative of the fact that, to date, no one has succumbed to the actions being recommended by this user.
- There are patients who are appreciative of nurses helping them through their stay in hospital.
- Old people have been particularly appreciative of the girls' offers to collect pensions and do shopping.
- It was too little, too late but the home support were appreciative of the late heroics even if their championship dreams were over.
- He was resistant at first, but soon became a careful dresser and appreciative of his wife's flair for interior design.
- She is very appreciative of my cooking, so it's always a pleasure feeding her
- He could be quite cheeky and a bit cussed sometimes, but he was always polite to me and very appreciative of everything.
- Also crowds are appreciative of effort and that is what I give.
- And for once I was actually appreciative of the early finish since I've been on my feet all day.
- Most people are very appreciative of what we do and that is very rewarding.
- We know that Perth isn't the biggest place in the country, but we know the fans that do come out are very appreciative of what we are trying to achieve.
- I would still recommend living and working abroad as it has made me more appreciative of the things I have got back home.
- She was appreciative of the contribution the ‘great car economy’ made to the wealth of the nation.
- After being told I was dying, I now feel very appreciative of everything.
- People would be more mellow and more appreciative of the things around them.
- They're very acceptable to what we're doing and appreciative of what we're doing for Scottish football.
2(of art, good food)apreciativoNew York audiences are very appreciative — el público neoyorquino es muy apreciativo / sabe apreciar un buen espectáculo
- it was a wonderful meal, but she wasn't very appreciative — fue una comida estupenda, pero ella no la supo apreciar
3(admiring)(look) de admiración(comment) elogioso
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