In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1compasivocompassionate leave — permiso por motivos familiares masculine
- compassionate discharge — baja por motivos familiares
- The members of this party are among the most caring and compassionate people in the land.
- You were a very caring and compassionate man, who was always there to lend a helping hand.
- He is very caring and compassionate, and is very protective towards his mother and sister.
- I think this is why I have such a complete acceptance of death, and only wish to die in a dignified and compassionate way.
- If we cannot be compassionate to animals, heaven help the human race.
- We learn to be compassionate and to consider those whose needs are very different to our own.
- I still have trouble understanding how you can be too tolerant or too compassionate.
- He is a compassionate man with vision who tirelessly pursues his lofty goals.
- He is the kindest, most compassionate, humble and gentle soul I have ever met.
- The groom was a caring and compassionate young man who wanted to be her husband, more than anything.
- A compassionate and civilised society must find a way to understand and accommodate refugees.
- For such a kind, gentle, and compassionate person, the upheaval of aggression has ceased.
- He was blessed with a caring and compassionate nature which was ever to the fore.
- Kitty was full of good nature and her kind and compassionate ways endeared her to one and all.
- Many are mourning the death of a warm, intelligent and compassionate young woman.
- The Council will at all times act in a humane and compassionate fashion.
- Could we not have protected our borders in more humane and compassionate ways?
- Doreen was renowned for her caring and compassionate nature and her kindness to so many people.
- One of the lessons she tried to teach her son is to be compassionate and have a warm heart.
- They usually become more open, understanding, compassionate and reasonable.
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