In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1premio de consolación masculinepremio (de) consuelo masculine Southern Cone
- So, this lovely lady had a beer as a consolation prize!
- Only in Cannes can a best-director scroll seem like a consolation prize.
- Besides a consolation prize, the school management also gave certificates to all participants.
- Their cafe latte is as good a consolation prize as you could hope for.
- If the Commonwealth Games is a consolation prize after the disappointment of two failed Olympic bids, it is proving a valuable one.
- The father has to be satisfied with a mere consolation prize.
- After all, every child up to 18 months was entitled to a consolation prize.
- Think of it as your cosmic consolation prize for a 70 + year human lifespan.
- A consolation prize of at least $10,000 will be paid if less than eight winners are picked.
- Such points are not merely a consolation prize either.
- His consolation prize wasn't too bad, the Player of the Year Award.
- Over 6,000 in prize money is on offer and all unplaced greyhounds will receive a consolation prize.
- The other close-but-not-quite-there bard will get a consolation prize of dining with me next week.
- A two-week holiday in Cape Town was the consolation prize.
- As a softheaded liberal, I even like the idea that our competitive culture has a built-in consolation prize.
- In his case the consolation prize is a life of unimaginable wealth and leisure, with plenty of time and resources to do good works.
- But an incredible consolation prize is waiting for a team next season.
- If you haven't quite got the grades to take up the university place you thought was yours this autumn, you may find that taking a gap year is an enjoyable consolation prize.
- But walking away with hundreds of millions of dollars for a failed vision isn't a shabby consolation prize.
- The message is clear - you're never going to make him respect you as an equal so you'd better accept the consolation prize of chivalry.
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