In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1recuperarseconvaleceryou need a long period of rest to convalesce — necesitas un largo período de descanso para recuperarte
- to convalesce after / from sth — convalecer / recuperarse de algo
- she is convalescing from / after an illness — está convaleciendo / se está recuperando de una enfermedad
- Good wishes were extended to Mrs Margaret Kelly-White who is convalescing in a nursing home after a recent illness.
- Robert Robinson, who is convalescing after an illness, is said to have been flattered the show was coming back and looking forward to watching it.
- At present I am convalescing from what, by all accounts, was a rather spectacular heart attack.
- But he was highly sensitive, easily discouraged by setbacks; and in 1915 resigned from his union post to convalesce from alcoholism.
- Determined to return to the profession he loves, he convalesced for 10 months by taking a post in the fire safety education department.
- The Home Secretary is recovering well and is in contact with the office, although he will use the Christmas period to convalesce fully.
- I had whooping cough, was sick for a week or two and convalesced in bed under the lilac tree in our back yard.
- As her father convalesced and improved, Cavell was convinced that nursing was her destiny.
- It was while she was convalescing that she decided on a career in medicine, entering the all-woman Royal Free Medical School in London when she was 17.
- While convalescing he met his wife, Phyllis, a nurse.
- During house jobs, she contracted pulmonary tuberculosis, and while convalescing she spent a few months in South Africa, where her father was working as a medical missionary.
- Women are encouraged to leave hospital within hours of delivery, with home support provided by visiting midwives; women with private health insurance usually choose to convalesce in private hospitals.
- While convalescing he learnt to sail and subsequently sailed for the London Hospital.
- By 7.30 pm that day, he was out of theatre after a six-hour operation and last month he left hospital to convalesce.
- My friend's daughter is convalescing well and on vacation in Florida.
- Swann spends nine months convalescing morosely, only snapping out of it when his housekeeper, played with tight-lipped understatement by Sarah Lancashire, buys him a camera.
- Billy Martin once called plays by phone, from his hospital bed, while convalescing from a punctured lung.
- While she convalesced from her serious illness, she watched the world-famous Whitbread Race on television and was transfixed by the entire event.
- He underwent nine hours of surgery then convalesced for months.
- I really got down to writing him a letter only when he was convalescing at a Boston clinic, after a stroke.
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