In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bendición (del cielo) femininethe check was a godsend — el cheque me (or nos etc.) vino como caído del cielo
- We've just lost material things and they're insured, which is a godsend.
- Would this be a godsend for busy parents or a wrong turn for childcare?
- With all the changes that have occurred in my life recently, it was a godsend to have company this past week.
- An object of derision though she may be to some, to others the celebrity fashion icon is a godsend, for rarely does she also possess a model figure.
- That innate shallow streak of mine can be a godsend at times.
- This article is a godsend because it is extremely difficult to get people to understand why my son is on a special diet.
- Hardly the most mouthwatering clash for spectators, it's easy to see why these games are godsends for managers.
- Still, for the frantic chef, the electronic option is a godsend - just be sure to process only briefly or use the pulse button.
- Mass tourism still hasn't reached here, and this is a godsend.
- The New York Times scandals have been a godsend to people who enjoy arguing about the media.
- So the 1996 film Brassed Off was a godsend in one sense, but a mixed blessing in another.
- And the presence of a coach on a full-time basis has been a godsend.
- And, counting all the godsends we've received so far, we're way past the normal limit; and they're still coming in.
- I must've seemed a godsend to him - the next best thing to a captive audience.
- He meant they were godsends to the starving and the homeless.
- Many of them are pretty computer averse, so anything that reduces their interaction with the computers is a godsend.
- Jacqueline Lloyd, project co-ordinator, said the money was a godsend.
- Being insured is not the godsend that some people think it is.
- Given that some of the eccentric roles are godsends to actors, it is how they carry them off that separate the best from the rest.
- The Australian English dictionary we brought from home, and similar ones on the internet have been a godsend.
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