In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to bequeath sth to sb
- to bequeath sb sth — legarle algo a algn
- customs bequeathed to us by our forebears — costumbres que nos legaron nuestros antepasados
- Each region bequeaths its own brand of craft skills and the results are so variegated that the categories run into the hundreds.
- Just because they inherited a political and administrative tangle, it shouldn't inevitably follow that they bequeath an environmental disaster.
- The country's colonial past has bequeathed a wealth of Indonesian restaurants.
- This is a concept bequeathed by the President, describing how to combine state planning with today's market economics.
- Substantive principles of rationality are always framed in the light of beliefs and ways of life bequeathed by a past that could have turned out otherwise.
- The lava-rich soil bequeathed by Etna makes this part of Sicily extremely fertile.
- The Junior player kindly bequeathed his sweatshirt, which cost him $11 at the inmate store.
- Such is the system of administration bequeathed by the past two decades.
- Humans who developed a spiritual sense thrived and bequeathed that trait to their offspring.
- Imperial powers bequeathed the nation-state system to their colonies, but it has not worked well in either part of the world.
- "He wants to bequeath control to his sons, " alleges an insider.
- By not adequately working to build a political database, he bequeathed no organizational capacity to those who might come after him.
- Islam and the Arabic language have bequeathed the Arabic alphabet for languages like Farsi, Urdu, Old Hausa and others.
- In a way, the medical profession bequeathed these techniques to practitioners of folk medicine.
- Hurricane Katrina ‘is giving our nation a glimpse of the climate chaos we are bequeathing our children.’
- The most significant difference from 2001 is the looming change in the leadership election rules bequeathed by the former leader.
- The spiralling costs of the upgrade of the Memorial Baths would appear to jeopardise other worthwhile community projects and bequeath a burden of debt on the city and its ratepayers for many years to come.
- But above all, his mistake was to assume that he had done enough to win simply by being competent in office and by bequeathing a healthy economy.
- To finalize the transfer of a license, the Liquor Control Board must bequeath its stamp of approval.
- And he won't talk about the $4.6 trillion deficit he is bequeathing the nation or about wages.
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