In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(deprive)to bereave sb of sth — despojar a algn de algo
2past tense, past participle bereaved(by death)he'd been bereaved of his wife — había perdido a su mujer
- We wish to express our sincere condolences to all in our community who were bereaved during the year.
- During the American occupation, she visited orphans, bereaved families and war veterans.
- He is the one who has to deal with shocked witnesses, and break the news to bereaved relatives.
- David was always available to counsel bereaved relatives and set up a bereavement counselling service.
- In this heartland of rice paddies and small towns, family means a lot and sympathy for the recently bereaved even more.
- Rather, bereaved families would take comfort from the belief that their son or daughter died for a greater cause.
- There is so little we can do to comfort bereaved families but on this occasion all that could be done was done.
- The entire village is in sombre mood, with thoughts turning to the families left bereaved.
- He offered condolences to all who had been bereaved and thanked all who had helped out in any way during the year.
- I know of one who was bereaved and had friends and family speeding to offer their support.
- The new booklet is dedicated to individuals and families who have been bereaved by suicide.
- A lot of people I'm encountering lately seem to have been recently bereaved.
- Votes of sympathy were extended to all the members who were recently bereaved.
- For the survivors and relatives of the bereaved the nightmare goes on.
- Soon after this ordeal, Richard was bereaved by the death of his prematurely worn-out father.
- This is a new charity that was set up by two families who were bereaved by suicide.
- The event, held each December, blesses the tree at the funeral home and invites bereaved families to tie a card on to it.
- The immediate response to such human tragedy must be empathy with the pain of those injured and the grief of those bereaved.
- Many families have been bereaved following the deaths of men doing an honest day's work.
- Candles will be lit and put on the altar by a representative from each family who have been bereaved.
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