In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of young lady)acompañante femininechaperona femininehe came as (a) chaperone — vino de carabina Spain humorous
- A young girl required a chaperon - usually a parent or an older brother or uncle, to protect her honor and prevent premarital pregnancy, which could result in banishment until her marriage.
- And I feel like a wrinkled, ugly chaperone sitting here on the sidelines.
- And why might two young ladies such as yourselves be traveling without a chaperone?
- Lady Anne is forced to accompany her and play chaperone, as it is inappropriate for a young lady to be out without a chaperone.
2US(for children)acompañante feminine
- The friendship of players, managers, chaperones and people in general will always be a highlight of my playing days.
- Parents and other chaperones are welcome to attend workshops as well as join the girls at the theater.
- You can also request to have a chaperone (an additional medical person such as a nurse, or a friend or family member) to stay with you during examinations.
- Travel Choice said in a statement: ‘At the time of booking our staff followed the correct procedure and made a note on the system requesting a chaperone for the flight.’
- He had already been ‘strongly’ advised by managers at the private Mid-Yorkshire Nuffield Hospital in Leeds to use chaperones following two separate complaints in 1998.
- The jury heard that when Vinall practised at Glebe House, Headingley, in the early 1990s no chaperones were provided for his patients.
- Some work team chaperones will argue they can't push people that far out of their comfort zones.
- Without police chaperones, organizers were worried for participants' safety.
- After the wedding ceremony, the bride is accompanied by her chaperone, even if staying overnight with the groom's family.
- A total of 457 respondents had a policy on the use of chaperones.
- Though he was considered a chaperone to the young prince, Rupert did not particularly enjoy that bland label.
- If you have a customs inspector, make sure that person is accompanied by a chaperon while they are aboard.
- Gala committee member Glynn Beresford said he had been unable to find a chaperone and an assistant to take on the important roles.
- In fact, he offered to act as chaperone while we stay in the area.
- Very often I have a sort of a chaperone or an escort from the army's PR office, or a spokesman's office, to make sure that the officers I interview or the soldiers I interview don't say anything that they don't want them to say.
- The Tyneside study indicates that patients want to be offered a chaperone, so general practitioners may be responding to societal demand. 4 Merely offering a chaperone does not protect either the patient or the doctor.
- Of particular significance was that no chaperone was present - the ultimate safeguard for both patients and doctors.
- While men and women can date whomever they wish, they must be accompanied by a chaperone.
- Parents cannot be expected to act as 24-hours-a-day chaperones.
- The 48 finalists will arrive along with 15 other people including national coaches and chaperones in June next year.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
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.