In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(care for, value)(person/friendship) apreciar(person/friendship) valorarto love and to cherish — amarse y respetarse
- If you take nothing else from my column this week, have this: cherish your friends, care about them more than your marks.
- I love and cherish my public holidays because I need that time to recuperate and rejuvenate my mind and body from the rat race of life.
- The timeless sea reminded all of us to cherish life instead of destroying it by war.
- Why couldn't she have someone that would cherish her, and love her for herself?
- He was a big man who commanded much respect and his advice and wisdom was cherished by those close to the scene.
- Responsible husbands love, protect and cherish their wives.
- In a foreign country with no family around him, he cherished close friendships with both sexes.
- He wanted you to trust him, to love him, to cherish him.
- But I still I cherish him and that feeling doesn't change just because the relationship has changed.
- As long as these traditions are cherished as an intimate part of their lives then true folklore will never die.
- There is hardly any sane human being who can respect and cherish a social union in which his right to freedom of speech and conscience is scoffed at.
- We have every reason to cherish this precious heritage and continue working on behalf of its future evolution.
- His style of writing was frequently commented on and his letters were always cherished by those who received them.
- I am, however, relieved to say that I do not instinctively want to protect and cherish her.
- It's a natural longing of the human heart to care for and cherish your child.
- Even if she did love him, he would never cherish her.
- And I promise to love and to cherish you as long as I live.
- I couldn't ever deserve him, but Lord knows how much I cherish him and care about him.
- He bought her the ring one day, knowing that even though he only spent fifty cents on it at a flea market, Zoe would find it precious and cherish it forever.
- Her outreach through her years of service had touched many families in the community and all of them cherished her in a special way.
- They all patently love and cherish the objects entrusted to them by Victorian philanthropists and municipal benefactors.
- She deserves a reliable kind of guy, who will love her and cherish her.
- He was supportive of many local ventures and his wisdom and sound advice was cherished and respected by all who sought his views.
- Then she held the envelope to her bosom as if it were her most cherished possession.
- It would mean a re-evaluation of some of their most cherished beliefs about the oppressive nature of the traditional, patriarchal family.
- She had been married at 14 to a much older man who had loved and cherished her as his wife, and mate.
- Through the years I have protected you like a brother, cherished you as a friend, and admired you like a suitor.
- For a neighbor who cherishes old love letters from her dead husband, Amelie fakes one that was ‘recently found’.
- It is fifty years since my art lesson taught me to embrace precious moments and cherish opportunities and to use all the colours.
- And their most cherished possession is a grand piano that spent most of its long life 5,000 miles away.
- Well, I can't do that because I will love, honor and cherish him forever.
- But it has flourished, unsurprisingly over the years, to become a much loved and cherished part of the British landscape.
- She loves and cherishes him in joy and in sorrow.
- She was devoted to her family and her many friends cherished her in a very special way.
- We hold on to beliefs as if they were cherished possessions, like trinkets that have sentimental value but no practical use.
- They had taken her in, loved her, cherished her as their own for that summer.
- One of society's most cherished beliefs is that the workplace is, or should be, asexual.
- Will you honour, love, and cherish them, or will you ignore them like they're ex-girlfriends?
- You were a special treasure to me and I will cherish you forever.
- One of the most cherished beliefs of diehard fans is that death metal continues to provide a true musical alternative.
2(cling to)(memory/hope/ideal) conservar(hope/ideal/memory) mantener(illusion/dream) abrigar(dream/illusion) acariciar
- Apart from entertaining audiences, David cherishes the thought that he is actually practicing a very important community activity.
- While he has given up any hope of her recovering, his wife cherishes the seemingly impossible dream of a miraculous return to health.
3cherished past participlepreciadoa long cherished ambition — una ambición albergada durante largo tiempo
- his most cherished possession — su bien más preciado
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