In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1villancico masculinebefore noun carol service — servicio religioso navideño en el que se cantan villancicos
- We would watch those popular Christmas movies and sing Christmas carols.
- There will be plenty of merriment as well, with bon-bons, Christmas carols and games rounding off celebrations.
- Walking past the radio, which hums with Christmas carols, Leslie answers the door.
- And of course families and friends enjoyed gathering around the piano to sing Christmas carols.
- The lights are aglow in the windows, the sound of the Christmas carols and the song we associate with the season of goodwill to all men is with us once again.
- Groups singing carols and folk songs to the beat of local musical instruments would arrive unannounced at any time of the night.
- One of the main objectives of the choir at present is to put together a presentation of hymns and carols for Christmas services.
- Local schoolchildren led a rousing rendition of some popular Christmas carols and Santa Claus was on hand.
- Once Santa made his rounds, the Trill Band entertained everyone with Christmas carols and festive music.
- The atmosphere in Milltown is brilliant with Christmas carols playing over the loudspeakers in the carpark and the cottage and gardens all lit up.
- A choir of enlisted men and aviation cadets sang Christmas carols.
- Under the guidance of Eileen, the children of the school danced, sang Christmas carols and played musical instruments.
- That's one of our most beautiful and popular Christmas carols.
- Riders will learn about trains, can sing Christmas carols in the piano bar and may have a glimpse of Santa on the train.
- Christmas carols were being sung by almost everyone in the lodge.
- I always loved singing Christmas carols and hymns, and looked forward to the Nine Lessons and Carols service before Christmas.
- A combined choir of five churches will sing Christmas carols in Latin and English.
- I love being able to sing carols and Christmas songs.
- Can your students play ‘Happy Birthday To You’ or Christmas carols at the holidays?
- The festivities included singing traditional Christmas carols and a glorious lighting display on the beach side of the shopping center.
intransitive verbcarolled, carolling, caroled, caroling
1to go caroling — salir a cantar villancicos (de casa en casa)
2(sing cheerfully)cantar alegremente
- ‘My lady,’ he caroled, ‘Whatever have I done to be graced by your presence?’
- He didn't even look up when Mary Ann caroled, ‘Hello, Gilligan!’
- Then there was the yearly appearance of the young lady who, clad in riding outfit and cracking a mean whip, leapt on to the stage carolling ‘The next horse I ride on I'm going to be tied on.’
- ‘Come in, come in ‘, she carolled and beckoning with a hand, walked further into the kitchens.’
- ‘Someone to see you,’ the nurse carolled and, giving Liz a little push, left the room.
- ‘Actually it's Jessie leaves the hooooouse time,’ I caroled back, skirting out of the kitchen.
- Leo caroled her laughter, and said: ‘The gem is the one I picked when I created my character!’
- ‘Watch myself sell my self,’ the line carolled over and over in Hectors mind.
- Yet, I don't spring out of bed each morning, carolling syrupy songs about how glad I am to be preparing for work.
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