In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(flattering)(remark/review/article) elogioso(remark/article/review) halagüeñoI asked what he thought of you and he was very complimentary — le pregunté qué pensaba de ti y fue muy elogioso
- she wasn't very complimentary about her teacher — no habló muy bien de su profesora
- There are others, not all of them quite so complimentary.
- The comments from the young whipper snappers were less than complimentary.
- Although the report is complimentary about many facets of life in the maximum security prison, it says work is needed to improve in some of the key areas.
- It was used ubiquitously but never in complimentary terms.
- Of course, many of the rowers had seen the TV show and were all surprisingly complimentary about our efforts and achievements.
- They read it at tempo, at sight and were very complimentary about the arrangement.
- We have received some very complimentary remarks from our customers about the facilities and the services we offer.
- Sammy smiled and said something complimentary about the cooking smells.
- In any case, the letters he received from editors when they returned his manuscripts were invariably complimentary about his prose.
- Seeing himself on screen afterwards was pretty scary, though colleagues had been complimentary.
- But this should be seen as something complimentary.
- There are blogs that block opposing views and post opinions only complimentary to the subject at hand.
- The second was rather less complimentary and said he was more non-League than World Cup winner.
- Three inspectors spent three days at the 60 pupil village school in September and their findings were all complimentary.
- I want to make a comment about my colleague Simon Power, who was so complimentary of the rest of us here tonight.
- He was, if anything, less complimentary than the inspector had been.
- Except for complimentary remarks about the food, little was said during the meal.
- Even the odd complimentary remark can annoy me a little.
- Hope you don't mind, but my comments range from the highly complimentary to severe criticism.
- A complimentary comment about a recent survey ensured that colleague Michael joined me one sunny lunchtime.
2(free)(copy) de obsequio(copy) de regalocomplimentary ticket — invitación feminine
- all drinks on board are complimentary — el servicio de bar a bordo es gratuito / es cortesía de la empresa
- Some of the stalls offered their own product discounts and complimentary gifts, to encourage customer sales.
- A complimentary copy will automatically be sent to everyone leaving behind an e-mail address.
- Most theaters offer complimentary tickets if you review their show for the paper.
- A complimentary gift basket will be delivered to you in appreciation for the time taken to complete the survey.
- In exchange for volunteer services, the club would provide a complimentary match ticket for any area of the ground for every game.
- Guests will be treated to a buffet, complimentary champagne and party favours.
- Instead, each passenger will receive a complimentary bottle of distilled water.
- Each quiz entrant will receive a complimentary strip of tickets for the raffle that will take place during the night.
- We hadn't even ordered when the waiter brought us complimentary glasses of decent champagne.
- Enjoy a feast of bistro food and one complimentary beverage.
- The hotel had no notification of our complimentary tickets.
- I was starving this morning and the complimentary breakfast was much appreciated.
- Here, guests can enjoy a variety of reading materials and complimentary refreshments.
- Daniel offered me a drink of complimentary champagne, but I shook my head vehemently.
- You will get a complimentary bottle of California wine and your service charge is waived in the Traveler.
- The lovely and complimentary long-stemmed roses at the brunch will show your special gratitude for her caring.
- Each sponsor will be proved with two complimentary tickets for the show, valued at €10 each.
- They were also given the chance to try complimentary treatments including Indian head massage as well as joining local fitness centres.
- I heard similar comments as I waited in the long line for the complimentary drinks when it did open.
- At most, I could get a complimentary bottle of wine, but inspiration came free, he said.
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