In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- To all of you who hold or are seeking elected office, congratulations and best wishes.
- The staff and students who worked together to achieve this success deserve our congratulations.
- This is a great achievement and congratulations are extended to all concerned.
- Well done to all and congratulations on what you have achieved for the needy.
- All who took part deserved warmest congratulations for what was achieved.
- We offer them our congratulations and best wishes in their married life together.
- The couple wish to thank all concerned for their good wishes of congratulations.
- I also extend best wishes and congratulations to all my parliamentary colleagues.
- He and his companion had enjoyed themselves and he was full of congratulations and compliments.
- The community sends them congratulations and every good wish for a long and happy life together.
- The word went round that Nicki was pregnant and congratulations were offered from all.
- Mutual congratulations between friends followed with the best of wishes for the year in which they had entered.
- Once, the announcement of a pregnancy was the occasion for congratulations.
- When I accidentally clink plates with the bride at the buffet table, I offer my congratulations.
- I am delighted to admit I was wrong, and offer my heartiest congratulations.
- The local community send their congratulations and best wishes to him as the new bishop.
- Their family and friends have been on hand to send congratulations and best wishes.
- The record speaks for itself and the home side deserves hearty congratulations.
- I wish to record my gratitude and congratulations to all those involved.
- She has received many messages of congratulations and has been wished many more happy years.
2congratulations pluralenhorabuena femininefelicitaciones feminineto offer sb one's congratulations on sth — darle a algn la enhorabuena por algo
- she came across to receive their congratulations — se acercó a recibir sus felicitaciones / la enhorabuena
- as exclamation (my) congratulations! — ¡felicitaciones!
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