In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(hug)abrazarI ran to embrace her — corrí a estrecharla en / entre mis brazos / a abrazarla
- Lastly, she came to Noella, smiling warmly and embracing her in much the same way.
- He was a very sparkling, mercurial personality, quick to embrace you, as well as to criticize if I felt that something wasn't right.
- The person embracing me walked over to the other side of the table and sat down.
- She smiled warmly at me and stood to embrace me with a hug.
- But that only reminded her that Jared was the last person to embrace her.
- Jordan looked at her friend for a moment before embracing her closely, Madison sobbing into Jordan's shirt.
- However, the man made the sign of the cross, embraced him to give him courage, and ascended.
- He immediately stood up and rushed towards his friend, embracing him warmly.
- She first heads over to Rena, who embraces her warmly despite the fact that she just saw her only a few hours ago.
- The person embracing him held him hard and started to smile.
- Then two or three men together seized hold of him and embraced him, until gradually he became calm.
- He said the person then started to embrace him while reaching for his wallet.
- Men and women around her rose spontaneously from their seats, embraced her warmly and wept for joy.
- He stepped toward Ralph for a hug but before he could even put up his arms Ralph had grabbed him and embraced him tightly.
- He dropped the duffle bag he was carrying and embraced her warmly, burying his face in her hair.
- She kissed her cousin's wife warmly on the cheek and embraced her.
- I have come to appreciate warm people who embrace you just because they're happy to see you.
- When she saw me, she dropped her call and embraced me warmly.
- She suddenly let all the tears in her eyes trickle out, and she embraced him closely.
- In private the couple is openly affectionate, but when he tries to embrace her in public, she often turns to the side and they bump noses.
2(opportunity/proposal/offer) aceptar(idea/principle) abrazar(lifestyle/religion) adoptar(religion/lifestyle) abrazar
- The story is no prettier in states where the death penalty is even more enthusiastically embraced.
- Much has changed in photography over the last 50 years and the club has readily embraced these changes.
- They have framed the problems in such a way that their proposed way of solving becomes accepted / embraced.
- Few readers today could endorse the kind of self-repression he accepted and embraced.
- However, this hasn't stopped the various media outlets from enthusiastically embracing the Rugby World Cup.
- That belief, if widely embraced, would make this book unnecessary, false, or both.
- Far be it from me, though, to accuse other people of inconsistency when it's a quality I embrace so enthusiastically myself.
- Maybe we will benefit beyond belief in embracing some of these valuable philosophies and using them in practical solutions for all our welfare.
- The Native peoples have traditionally embraced the belief that all is interdependent.
- The Falcons remain well supported, some fans may even have embraced the changes.
- Its articles, uniformly excellent and insightful, accept, even embrace, controversy.
- The theory of constructivism embraces learning opportunities within the practice setting because they have been proven to promote knowledge-building.
- The major focus of the book is showing how traditional library skills and a willingness to embrace change can aid you in solving technical problems.
- If energy enthusiasts wish to embrace vitalism, who are we sceptics to snatch it away from them?
- Or will we wait for the public sector (famous for its willingness to embrace change rapidly) to simply drive demand?
- The hype associated with this album suggests that the reason the Chieftains have been able to survive for so long is their willingness to embrace change.
- He embraces the theory but not the name of the theory.
- Businesses, however need to be outward looking, objective and willing to embrace change.
- Baker's inclusive programming embraces his belief in the need for the Citadel to be an active part of its community.
- Commission members, however, know Washington is not a city keen on embracing dramatic change.
3(include)(range/elements) abarcar(range/elements) comprendera coalition embracing members of six parties — una coalición integrada por miembros de seis partidos políticos
- During his career, Hughes would embrace every genre and his work would define as well as interpret the black experience.
- His stellar career embraces comedy and drama and crosses media from television and movies to the stage and the recording arts.
- Damian's career has embraced a plethora of characters and he's adamant that he doesn't have an ideal role.
- Catholics believe that the full and right ordering of the Church embraces seven sacraments, including the apostolic and sacramentally ordained ministry.
- It is not easy work to classify since it embraces many fields and involves many collaborators, from traditional craftsmen to architects, and because he does not actually make anything himself.
- Javanese dance theatre embraces many different genres, including wayang wong, which features the use of puppets, wayang topéng which uses masks, and langendria which is a form of dance opera.
- The Sedentary Phase embraces a range of local and regional cultures, including Pueblo Culture.
- Paganism, which embraces a variety of groups including Druids, witches and followers of the Viking god Odin, is one of the fastest growing religions in the UK.
- The VW Group embraces a raft of automotive brands including Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini, Skoda and SEAT.
- This message embraces all creations, including the unborn.
- He said the new round of WTO trade talks has to be a practical and comprehensive round that embraces all industries.
- But he added his own insistence that nature embraces all aspects of life, including values.
- A simple form taxon, such as Chuaria circularis, may embrace a polyphyletic array of organisms that includes cyanobacteria as well as protists.
- Callaghan's political career thus embraced the entire experience of post-war Labourism.
- The festival embraces various strands of the arts including music, theatre, dance, film, comedy, literature and family entertainment.
1abrazo masculinethey held each other in a warm/fond/passionate embrace — se estrecharon / se fundieron en un cálido/cariñoso/apasionado abrazo
- I heard a soft sigh come from my own lips before his lips descended upon me and we locked in an embrace.
- An hour later, Victoria and Jack stood once again on the balcony, locked in a firm embrace.
- I closed my eyes and buried myself deeper within his embrace.
- She seems hesitant, but warms to the embrace and his deeper kisses.
- A kiss and an embrace will mend hurt when it comes from deep inside of you.
- Her mother cried out, and gave her a deep embrace.
- Picture the happiness of all those surrounding the lost boy who came home-their warm embraces, their words of welcome and gratitude for his safe return.
- They gently went down on their knees, still locked in their embrace.
- From her tone, I could tell that any misgivings about me were all gone by now, and I relished that fact, by snuggling deeper into her embrace.
- Cassandra smiled and snuggled deeper into his embrace, wanting to enjoy the little time they had together before she was sent back to the city.
- Before she could comprehend it, his lips were on hers, and she was locked in his embrace.
- There is a moment of recognition and reconciliation before the boat overturns, and both, locked in a final embrace, are drowned.
- He leaned into her and they met in a deep embrace.
- I wrapped my arms tighter around her as she burrowed deeper in my embrace.
- Our embrace is restricted by the wide table separating us, but it's great to feel his powerful arms around me.
- Soon he loosened his embrace and looked deep into Christie's eyes and brought his hand to stroke her cheek.
- Jack was the first to pull away from their deep embrace.
- All at once, the group of functionaries simultaneously lock Thatcher in a close embrace, surrounding her from all sides.
- Mama was next, pulling Riley into a deep embrace.
- Instead he pulled me to him, surrounded me in his embrace, and let me cry.
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