In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(man)caballero masculineseñor masculinethere's a gentleman here to see you — hay un caballero / un señor que desea verlo
- as form of address ladies and gentlemen — señoras y señores
- Gentlemen — Caballeros
- Could you ask the gentleman next to you whether he is the applicant.
- For those of you who visited York Livestock Centre, you will remember the bewhiskered gentleman who manned the sweetshop and tended the gardens.
- A moment later a somewhat short gentleman in a simple black suit entered Christopher's office.
- I want to thank these two gentlemen for serving their country so well and so admirably.
- The first gentleman behind the counter said they didn't make their ground beef with chuck.
- He was the only distinguished looking gentleman wearing a black cape with a scarlet lining.
- A gentleman by the name of Martin responded to my e-mail.
- Her daughter, Shirley, had married a bearded gentleman by the name of Thomas Garner.
- On the bus on my way home, I was very polite to an elderly gentleman by offering him my side of the seat where he'd be more comfortable.
- On this woman's right, on the other side of the table from Stanson, two older English-looking gentlemen sat quietly.
- In addition, instead of fashionably dressed young ladies stationed at the gate to usher in the movie-goers, formally attired old gentlemen will be assigned to do the job.
- The young gentleman looked positively delighted that she had noticed him.
- Plenty of biographies have been written about each of these gentlemen individually.
- I was walking along the Venice Beach walk when I passed two gentlemen wearing suits.
- ‘In Texas, I heard that a gentleman won the contest through a local radio station,’ Renna says.
- They must be upstanding young gentlemen to be hanging around you two, " Sarah inserted plainly.
- Music and song were close to his heart and he was a welcome gentleman at any social occasion in the village and neighbourhood.
- Jo entered the sunroom, followed by a gentleman in a suit and glasses.
- Anyway - halfway through the evening I met this charming shirtless gentleman called Claudio.
- I exclaimed, my mouth agape and my finger pointing straight at the gentleman in question.
1.2(well-bred man)caballero masculinehe's a perfect gentleman — es un perfecto caballero / es todo un caballero
- a gentleman's agreement — un pacto de caballeros
- They say matter-of-factly that the males around them do not know how to act like either men or gentlemen.
- ‘He was an honourable man and a gentleman and brightened every room with his presence,’ his older brother Keenan last night said.
- A gentleman to his fingertips, Mattie commanded great regard and respect wherever he went.
- Sheila said he had been a gentleman, a man of dignity and integrity, who always had a smile on his face and was proud to be from York.
- I'd like to point out that I was the perfect gentlemen throughout, and my question was as a result of the picture next to the chatbox - I was wondering how intelligent she was.
- All of the townspeople were courteous and kind, and even the young men became complete gentlemen whenever she was near.
- He was always the perfect gentleman, courteous and kind in his dealings with others.
- The actor endeared himself to the locals as a real gentleman, modest and polite and always ready to meet the people.
- Staff described him as a man who had time for everyone and was always polite and a true gentleman.
- Women still found it desirable to behave in a ladylike manner and men strove to be gentlemen.
- It's nice being around guys that are gentlemen.
- Maybe I just favored Nick's view because he's always been a perfect gentleman every time I've met him.
- Dylan, being a perfect gentleman (how cute, I might add), opened the door for me.
- Robinson was a gentleman, unfailingly courteous, with inexhaustible enthusiasm.
- We walked up to the whites hill reserve and I got mud all over my white denim jeans, Anthony holding onto my waist and being a perfect gentleman.
- My parents had been in on this plan for the last six weeks, because as my dad informed me, Jeff had been a perfect gentleman, and asked their blessing before proposing to me.
- Jessica smiled as she followed him to his table, he pulled her chair out for her like the perfect gentlemen he was or was most of the time anyway.
- They appreciate their men for being gentlemen and treating them like women.
- There are few men left in this world and I'm almost positive gentlemen are extinct.
- Far from it, they are good men, true gentlemen, and deservedly interesting characters in their own right.
2.1(with private means)señor masculinehe leads the life of a gentleman — lleva la vida de un señor
- He gazes at us with disdain; the epitome of a Georgian gentleman, secure in the trappings of his position, his satin waistcoat barely restraining his ample paunch.
- It's been said that golf is the sport of noblemen and gentlemen, which might explain why the game's in quite so much trouble.
- The nature of the Civil War battlefield reinforced this gentlemen's dynamic because men could actually observe one another in combat.
- That the men are well-dressed gentlemen is not lost on Mary, who witnesses the abduction.
- It was common practice for a gentleman to make a financial commitment to an actress or a courtesan he wanted to keep.
- General Brice took their hands into his, kissing Daria's like a country gentleman.
- What writers have to remember is that their precious novels are not read by leisured gentlemen, for two or three hours at a time, in the peace and quiet of a country-house library.
- It's dressed up as a 200-year-old tradition - gentlemen making formal wagers for port or champagne in a beautiful leather-bound ledger.
- They generally have been to the good universities and are members of the better gentlemen's clubs in Melbourne and Sydney.
- It seems as if everyone is so concerned with reputation and wealth and well-founded gentlemen.
- A Texan gentleman with private means, he has been the eminence grise behind four relatively liberal Texas governors.
- As to good breeding, the new gentlemen in Australia pushed their ancestors as far up the social scale as they dared.
- The book opens with Smith's capable pursuit of a disoriented country gentleman.
- Perhaps it was then that within the Royal Navy an officer's entry status was that of an officer by education and a gentleman by social background and manners.
- He had some medical training, then spent the rest of his life as a leisured gentleman in Dublin and London.
- At social gatherings eligible gentlemen would draw lots bearing ladies' names on the eve of St Valentine's Day.
- Over time the issue was complicated by the idea of the gentleman, a social construct which could incorporate all members of the peerage and gentry.
- But for a gentleman of Arthur's wealth and taste, surely a more conventional beauty would have been appropriate?
- It's for the civilised gentlemen of Edinburgh, men like me who relish the finer things in life.
- Nineteenth-century British society distinguished clearly between aristocrats, gentlemen, and common workingmen.
2.2British archaic (nobleman)gentilhombre masculine
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