In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine niñofeminine niñaa group of children — un grupo de niños
- I've known her since I was a child — la conozco desde niño / chico
- don't be such a child! — ¡no seas niño / crío!
- to be child's play — (easy) ser un juego de niños
- the child is father of the man — lo que se mama de niño dura toda la vida
- I have chosen to stay at home to bring up my daughter and any other children that I may choose to have.
- While at play, toddlers and young children are usually in the care of older siblings.
- She revelled in the academic and sporting successes of her children and grandchildren.
- Unions say that children as young as three have physically attacked teachers as well as other pupils.
- They bullied younger children, they teased girls, they fought boys weaker than themselves.
- He and his wife have two children, a daughter who is approximately four years of age and a son who is about one.
- On one occasion, we visited an orphanage and the youngest child, a 3 year old, fell asleep on my lap.
- She said that if she had children she would want daughters like Holly.
- The six sessions include giving tips and ideas for playing with young children and toddlers.
- This is what it takes to be a good child; a good son; a good daughter; a good citizen.
- He had two children, but his son Michael died in a car accident 20 years ago.
- I would be single and successful with no children, while still hanging on to some sort of cool bohemian style.
- The daughter now has a child of her own and is trying to complete high school.
- It was here they raised their family of six children, five sons and a daughter.
- Our member companies are committed to the health and wellbeing of infants and young children.
- A young child needs to develop a sense that he or she is a good and valued human being on this earth.
- Here was a father who lost not one but two children in quick succession, in the prime of their lives.
- Just over a year ago she gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Deva.
- Twenty-one young children from the local schools marched in step, each child carrying a rose.
- The ultrasound probe is used mainly for head scanning of newborn babies and young children.
- Is it inevitable when a baby or a young child gets these autoantibodies that they go on to develop diabetes?
- She says she does not know of any European countries where children started school as young as they do in Britain.
- It usually affects children, teenagers and young adults and requires daily injections of insulin.
- There they raised their own family of seven children, four sons and three daughters.
- Sometimes when I look back on my life as a child or young adolescent, it is through the eyes of a bemused observer.
- As a young child, Jane was often responsible for her own physical care and the care of her mother.
- Outside in the yard was a father a mother and their two children, a son and a daughter.
- The couple had three children, a daughter and two sons who work in the business.
- He says that Caroline is not fit to bring up children and that his daughters are not staying in that immoral environment.
- As far as the newspaper was concerned, his father had only one child, a daughter.
- His second child, a daughter, was born when he was still studying in Bangkok.
- I have issues with the shininess of cover designs for children and young adults this year.
- All parents want their children to be happy and most want their children to be successful.
- The couple had one child, their daughter Sonya, who went to Lady Eleanor Holles School in Hampton.
- Briefly, it showed a row of young children sitting on a school stage.
- Malnourishment prevents a child from reaching full mental and physical development.
- It was the smaller children and young girls who could not be expected to speak out.
- Would you like to have your say on issues that effect children and young people?
- He felt strongly about inequality of any kind and mentored young children excluded from school.
- My four children and three step-children could have ended up without a father.
2masculine hijofeminine hijahave you any children? — ¿tiene hijos?
- we have two children — tenemos dos hijos
- to be with child — estar encinta
- to get sb with child — dejar a algn encinta
- to be great / big with child — estar a punto de dar a luz
- she's a child of the sixties — es un producto de los años sesenta
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