In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to condole with sb (on sth) — expresarle sus condolencias a algn (por algo) formal
- Barwari thanked Iraq's allies and condoled with the victims' families in the recent attacks in Fallujah and areas where Iraqi rebel resistance is heavily felt.
- President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao Condole with the Leaders of Sri Lanka.
- I most sincerely condole with you for the loss of your dear little girl.
- In March 1842, Mr Clerk of the Ludhiana political agency had led a diplomatic mission to Amritsar to condole with Maharaja Sher Singh on the death of his predecessor and congratulate him upon his accession.
- ‘We were shocked by this incident and the MILF condoles with the families of those killed in the attack,’ MILF spokesman Eid Kabalu said.
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