In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(courageous)(person/action) valiente(action/person) valerosoa few brave souls went in — unos cuantos valientes entraron
- that was brave of you! — ¡qué valiente!
- her first brave attempt at a serious role — la primera vez que se enfrenta a un papel serio
- What was particularly nice was that quite a few of the widows came along which I thought was amazingly brave of them.
- It means a courageous rescuer or brave soldier.
- Hector said it was a jolly good idea and very brave of her and he would be lurking in the corridor in case there was any trouble.
- George had put up a brave fight over the sixteen months of his illness, with frequent trips to hospital, but was always positive and hopeful.
- Cheshire junior girls put up a brave fight before losing by a point to Yorkshire at Low Laithes in an inter-county fixture.
- Many people suffer from the disease, and it was very brave of him to come forward like this, especially because of, like he said, the terrible stigma attached to it.
- The newly formed team put up a brave fight but were defeated by a stronger Louisburgh team.
- Loyal and brave soldiers fought well to the point that it brought tears to my eyes.
- It was very brave of them to risk one of the hardest productions in theatre.
- Our soldiers are now fighting side-by-side with your brave soldiers, now and every day.
- For all their faults, Ireland put up a brave fight against the professional Australian side and are not without hope of redeeming themselves in Melbourne in a week.
- It seemed quite brave of him, considering he wasn't a day older than twelve.
- I always thought it was brave of him to return to Union Square after being shot.
- The roundheads put up a brave fight but they were finally defeated when the Royalist captain sat on the roundhead leader's stomach.
- It's very brave of them to say it anyway - a new tack indeed.
- Delta has had hit after hit and endured a brave fight with cancer despite the pressures of the big, bad, nasty media who are only out for headlines and want to cut down tall poppies like Delta.
- It was very brave of her to come to York as she is not a well lady.
- Allow me to introduce you to some of the poor, brave soldiers fighting this awful and brutal war.
- ‘This was the first time Tina met us all since he died and it was very brave of her to come,’ she said.
- Despite the defeat the players put up a brave fight but simply had not enough firepower to overcome a rampant Cork outfit.
2archaic, literary(fine, splendid)soberbiomagnífico
- As alien as the imported trees, they make the only spark of brave colour in the landscape, diverting the eye from the soft ruin of mulched leaves along the kerbs.
- A fine, brave world awaits the new parliament.
- It was a sad way to end a week that has forced her name to the forefront of British women's tennis and allowed her to generate an enthusiasm for the sport with a colourful personality and a brave style of play.
- We have two Crocus that have bloomed and the Primulas are putting on a brave show of colour.
1(peril) afrontar(peril) hacer frente awe had to brave the weather — tuvimos que hacerle frente al mal tiempo
- he knew she'd be furious but he decided to brave the storm — sabía que se iba a poner furiosa, pero decidió capear el temporal
- Smaller offbeat films are, however, braving uncertain weather and surprisingly recovering their money as well.
- Thus begins an adventure in which Measle finds friends, braves dangers, wreaks vengeance and discovers a happy ending.
- In even worse conditions on Sunday the fleet braved the elements to race round the same course.
- We felt rather daring, braving the possibility of confronting the dreaded predators in order to be toppled by a few lazy waves.
- Since she was a child, Elliott has loved the outdoors, so she's used to braving unsavoury weather conditions.
- Climatic conditions were unkind on the second evening, but that did not deter a sizeable crowd from braving the elements.
- We braved freezing weather and came out looking for a great game.
- Street traders of all ages stood guarding their wares braving the cold weather of winter until close to midnight.
- Full marks to the players who braved the snow, sleet and freezing conditions to serve up a fast spirited game.
- As the rain worsened, onlookers started to wonder why so many were braving the elements for a mere concert.
- The challenge involved scaling 15 peaks in 48 hours, and two nights camping out, braving the late September weather.
- Men and women braved the arctic weather conditions and set off on the long trail.
- But like his hardened ancestors from Achill island he braved the weather and endured.
- Then wrapped up warm against a surprisingly cold day, I braved the tube full of its grumpy Christmas shoppers.
- Around 250 swimmers braved the cold and elements to participate in the major event.
- For the rare treat, fans had travelled from far, slept outside and braved the winter weather.
- Surely they are worth braving the elements for.
- Also thanks to the people who braved the weather to make the collection.
- The last few weeks have been relatively quiet in the West, with few anglers braving the cold conditions.
- He even spent a couple of weeks at a military boot camp to prepare, braving extremes of weather from blistering heat to thunderstorms and a tornado.
1(North American Indian)guerrero piel roja masculine
- Thwarting a U.S. raid at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876, Sioux and Cheyenne braves took no prisoners, killing Custer and 265 of his men.
- When Tecumtha's Religion of the Dancing Lakes came to young Creek braves, they were ready to believe in it.
- The two brave warriors are about to be absorbed.
- When the Cavalry invested Indian encampments, they periodically encountered warrior braves beside women and children.
2literarythe brave — los valientes
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