In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(admirer/support/welcome) entusiastayou don't sound very enthusiastic about my idea — no pareces muy entusiasmado con mi idea
- did she seem enthusiastic? — ¿mostró algún entusiasmo?
- I was interested in how many women competed, and how enthusiastic they were about it.
- Most skaters are active, enthusiastic and trying to do what they love without being hassled.
- There was a lot of enthusiastic hand-shaking in the European parliament in those days.
- It was a very enthusiastic meeting and I know I'm going to get a lot of support from the people there.
- I also have to report that some reviewers were not as enthusiastic as those quoted by the publisher.
- It sounded like a pipe dream, but he was so enthusiastic it was hard not to get excited for him.
- Such interest was at least as enthusiastic in the provinces as in the metropolis.
- But they also care a good deal for me, and are enthusiastic for what will make my life better.
- Finally you will be surrounded by enthusiastic people eager to grow in faith.
- I like being the elder statesman and the committee is almost entirely new and enthusiastic.
- Back then the rallies were big and the support was energetic and enthusiastic.
- What is more, the book has generated some genuinely warm and enthusiastic reviews.
- He's enthusiastic about the live show, but is also keen to raise his comedic profile again.
- All were extremely enthusiastic, and eager for everyone on the course to do well.
- Some small local cinemas were still staggering along, run by enthusiastic amateurs.
- The officers from Manchester are enthusiastic and keen to take on the challenge.
- To aid me I discussed the idea with a former colleague who was very enthusiastic about the whole thing.
- She is a lively, dedicated and enthusiastic volunteer and we are all very proud of her.
- The heads of the other two main arms of the military were perhaps less enthusiastic in their reactions.
- The cold wet evenings are not a deterrent to the training of the enthusiastic group.
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