In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1I love him dearly — lo quiero mucho / de verdad
- we would dearly love to see you again — nos encantaría volverte a ver
- I should dearly like to get my revenge — ¡cómo me gustaría vengarme!
- dearly beloved — (amados) hermanos
2(at great cost)carovictory was dearly won — la victoria costó muy cara
- he paid dearly for his generosity — pagó cara su generosidad
- That will require a significant investment by them, and again will cost taxpayers dearly.
- We need to get rid of the stealth taxes that cost the low income families so dearly.
- He is a victim of his own decisions and actions, which have cost him very dearly.
- What's more, the fixed cost of a space at home would cost dearly as well.
- He said it would cost the government dearly to buy and maintain existing roads from private operators.
- Of course to get a proper valuation would cost money which the applicants can dearly afford.
- That triumph of spin over substance has cost this administration dearly.
- He surrendered in October, but it was a prize too dearly bought.
- But the support of the other members of the world community will be more dearly bought.
- In the final analysis, though, it was errors in defence that cost the Cougars dearly.
- What may cost the taxpayer dearly is appointing a new group of politicians to eminent posts with poorly-defined functions.
- Not having unions to fight for their rights has cost workers dearly, he says.
- The tiny lunatic fringe that has jumped on the anti-war bandwagon could cost this country dearly.
- Education is the most stark area where valuing the here-and-now over the future can cost dearly.
- They were his family, and anyone who tried to hurt them would suffer dearly by his hands.
- Backs on both sides had dominated the play in that first half and every score had to be bought dearly.
- But removing a fare-paying passenger to make way for an air miles traveller costs carriers dearly.
- He had done it the last time, and suffered dearly, no matter how hip people thought it was.
- This is a very unfortunate error which could cost many firms dearly.
- Failure to comply with the quota system will cost the excessive drinker dearly.
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