In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1abuelo masculineabuela femininemy grandparents — mis abuelos
- About one in six Catalans, as it is my case, have parents or grandparents who are immigrants.
- All children were taught to be respectful to their parents and grandparents.
- In the magazine survey, almost three quarters of grans said being a grandparent was better than being a parent.
- Voters nowadays are far less loyal to political parties than their parents or grandparents were.
- What is undeniable is that we are expected to live a bit longer than our parents and grandparents.
- She returned to the UK during school holidays, to spend time with her grandparents.
- One set of my grandparents is coming up on their 65th wedding anniversary later this year.
- My grandparents were part of the 500,000 Jews who left Poland at the beginning of the war.
- She still used to return to her grandparents ' home in Micklegate every summer for the holidays.
- My whole family worked in the business including both sets of grandparents and my parents.
- It's been a happy place for many children and their parents and grandparents.
- Although he is Clydebank born and bred, his parents and grandparents hailed from up north.
- Like many, she may be a better grandparent than she was parent.
- Above all, she feels grandparents should support parents by giving them regular breaks.
- He added that he has taught both parents and grandparents of some of the current pupils.
- Young married couples usually live with one set of parents or a grandparent because of a shortage of housing.
- Nor do most grandparents actually live with their children and grandchildren.
- It is a national holiday, a long weekend giving us time to travel to visit mother, father and grandparents.
- I had already made a commitment to take my mother out to my grandparent's on Sunday.
- Any child without parents or grandparents to care for it was placed in a state orphanage.
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