In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(excellently, very well)(dance/sing) maravillosamente (bien)she was beautifully dressed — iba elegantísima
- it was beautifully cooked — estaba hecho a la perfección
- the children behaved beautifully — los niños se portaron estupendamente / a las mil maravillas
2it was beautifully quiet — había un maravilloso silencio
- the water was beautifully cool — el agua estaba deliciosa
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As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.