In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1despedida feminine(letter/speech/party) (before noun) de despedidato make one's farewells — despedirse
- to say farewell to sb/sth — decirle adiós a algn/algo
- to bid sb a sad/fond farewell — despedirse de algn con tristeza/cariño
- His well wishes triggered a round of farewell remarks from other pod members.
- The cabbie whistled at the smaller amount and waved farewell to the woman.
- They expressed their gratitude to the Glenhest Community and friends who had organised the farewell party.
- If anybody sees her, she can bid her popularity a bittersweet farewell.
- Bidding farewell, I unfurled the umbrella, and walked out into the rain.
- Rumours have abounded that he has already held a farewell drinks party for his staff.
- Without saying a word, the couple bade a fond farewell to their deceased friends and family.
- Kilmaine parish bade a fond farewell to its most senior resident in recent weeks.
- Vincent nodded a farewell as she left, and he instinctively locked the door behind her.
- For many, saying farewell to those left behind on land is the hardest part.
- All of his last day was given over to a farewell party with a buffet lunch, presentations and speeches.
- Before disbanding, the decision was made to play a handful of farewell concerts.
- The whole family was at the pier to bid us fond farewell, making us promise that we would come to visit them again.
- His teaching colleagues and students have arranged a special farewell party for him this Friday.
- We exchanged farewells and soon Ethan and I were on the road again.
- But after struggling to recruit new members, they have decided to disband, and performed for the last time at a farewell party on Tuesday.
- And before I go, I will hand the two of you a farewell gift.
- I won't do a farewell tour, I won't be a part of that.
- I hailed a cab and waved a farewell to Benny as I got in.
- In mutual respect they exchanged farewells and went their separate ways, lost deep in their thoughts.
- At a funeral home in Chengdu, a farewell ceremony is being held.
- In Chapter 4, the derivation of George Washington's farewell address is traced.
- Sakura gave her thanks and the both of them exchanged their farewells and separated into their classes.
- Littleborough bade a sad farewell to one of its own on Thursday.
- Of course, this is no fond farewell as Lynn strolls off into the sunset.
- No, giving up drinking was my way of saying farewell to my youth.
- The man waved farewell to them as the vehicle took off to the palace.
- Of course, that's the anniversary of Lou Gehrig's famous farewell speech.
- She was going to give a farewell concert but she no longer played solo.
- Parents and staff have said a tearful farewell to a children's nursery that has closed after 25 years.
- The Queen said a tearful farewell to her younger sister, who was cremated.
- All items are for sale and would make fantastic wedding or farewell gifts.
- Then why did so many military officials accompany the general on his farewell tour?
- In his televised farewell speech, he said he was proudest of two accomplishments.
- Tonight I also went to have another farewell dinner with two of my friends.
- She hosts a grand farewell dinner party before she moves out, which is a great success.
- You'd think it would be like saying farewell to an old friend.
- One idea is to launch a farewell party, like we do for adults when they leave.
- She bade a final farewell to Giovanni, but he simply smiled.
- He also gave one of the most moving farewell speeches I'd ever heard.
1vaya con Dios datedadiós
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