In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(wait for)esperarwe are anxiously awaiting more news — estamos impacientes a la espera de / esperando más noticias
- await further instructions — espere a recibir nuevas instrucciones
- the result still awaits confirmation — el resultado no ha sido confirmado aún
- prisoners awaiting trial — detenidos a la espera de juicio
- a long awaited event — un acontecimiento muy esperado
- Possibly it will convince me that it is time to get a proper job, settle down and get married and have kids and await my inevitable death.
- On one occasion, her cooker broke down on a Sunday morning, while six guests awaited their breakfast.
- That the sequels are the most eagerly awaited cinematic event of the year is not in question.
- Grace moved over to a pile of flowers located not far from the bodies that awaited burial.
- Cavalry were meant to await a breakthrough before exploiting breaches in enemy lines with a heroic drive forward.
- He said the postmortem results on the cause of the baby's death were awaited.
- This event is anxiously awaited every year by those Pattaya folk who know how to shop for a great bargain.
- The man appeared before a magistrate and was remanded to Bordelais to await trial.
- This depicts a seated lady with an animal head, in front of whom are two animals that appear to be awaiting sacrifice.
- As the three boys awaited the end of snack, they strolled all around the school campus.
- We await your performance with interest and not a little trepidation.
- She says she has done whatever she can in this life and now she only awaits death at the right time.
- Odessa are well on the way to completing their eagerly awaited debut album, which is due out early May.
- After a few minutes the whole of the crew were on the command deck and awaiting the briefing.
- I constantly kept looking out of my bedroom window awaiting the big event.
- She had earlier spent several months in the prison on remand while awaiting trial.
- I doubt whether fine moral judgements are that convincing to a heifer awaiting its death.
- We ordered at the servery and while awaiting our meal viewed the tranquil scene.
- The trout fishing event was eagerly awaited, there was a large entry for Senior and Junior events.
- Our legal advice is that we must await the conclusion of the tribunal report.
2(be in store for)esperaraguardarwho knows what fate awaits us — quién sabe qué suerte nos espera / aguarda
- Some of the tribunals are still in session, and we don't yet know what nasty shocks await us.
- But mostly I see and feel every step and every breath as a prayer… with thanks for all that awaits me.
- Fame, fortune and an executive directorship awaits you should you succeed.
- We share what we have, one homeless person to another, and so step a little closer to the home that finally awaits us.
- What adventures await our hero in the post-communist utopia of the Czech Republic?
- A little surprise awaited me inside the building I had seen my whole life and never been inside.
- Another unique transportation adventure awaits you on one of Hong Kong's buses or trams.
- An even bigger surprise awaits fans of Dylan's craft who make it to the end of the piece.
- A whole new carbohydrate-heavy cuisine awaits you; can I have some bread with my rice and noodles?
- Another surprise awaits us when we calculate the length of the diagonal across the brick.
- These were the treasures that awaited us at the local candy store, a mere crosswalk away.
- If we still insist on remaining blind, only worse kinds of defeat will await us in the future.
- All that was before any of us realised what a long, drawn out affair was awaiting us.
- It only took several seconds to reach his locker and another surprise awaited him.
- He says that a bigger trauma awaited him after the theft, in the form of claiming insurance.
- Once in the driving seat, a truly great motoring experience awaits you.
- He had already printed out our tickets and the ferry awaited us, and the three people behind us.
- Many of our soldiers, sailors and airmen will be lost or severely wounded many lives will be shattered as a very grave period awaits us.
- A rich assortment awaits the kids with illustrated mythologies to the latest fun publications.
- The biggest prizes at the top events await anyone who can conquer their nerves and make the most of the current gap in the market.
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