In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1conmiseración feminineI can only offer my commiserations — solo puedo decirle cuánto lo siento
- To the victors our sincere congratulations, to the vanquished our equally sincere commiserations.
- And you had the immediate feedback, the jubilation or the commiserations.
- Commiserations to Anna on missing the guild's trip to Tenerife.
- For those of you who missed the Ashes series - my commiserations.
- My commiserations to those poor unfortunate souls who returned to college today.
- I offer you my commiserations on the situation in which you find yourself.
- I'm raising a glass for you, whether for celebrations or commiserations.
- Commiserations to the seniors who lost the quarter final championship match to Moorefield on Sunday evening in Newbridge.
- Offering their hands, their congratulations were merely my commiserations.
- Commiserations to the u - 21s who were beaten by Camross / Kyle in the final last Saturday.
- Some prominent Americans think that Cuba's would-be critics need our assistance, not just our commiseration.
- Our commiserations to the under-14s who were recently beaten in the final of the Laois Féile by Portlaoise in a very exciting game.
- The clerks, now ignoring me, continued their cheery boasts of difficult finds and commiserations on last minute telephone requests.
- Congratulations, or commiserations, are due to them all.
- As he blew the final whistle Collina walked over to the distraught Kahn to offer his commiserations but Kahn was unmoved.
- To the tens of millions who voted for John Kerry, my commiserations.
- Commiserations to our footballers who were defeated in their eastern Intermediate semifinal on Saturday evening in Fenor against a stronger De La Salle side.
- Meanwhile commiserations to four former City players who appeared for Southport in their 1-0 FA Trophy defeat to Cheltenham Town at Wembley on Sunday.
- I just want to send my commiserations to his family for what they must be going through.
- Commiserations are extended to Carnacon Under 16 girls who lost their semi-final 4-9 to 3-7 to Kilmovee at the weekend.
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