In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1persona mayor femininea party/movie for grown-ups — una fiesta/película para mayores / para personas mayores
- It was full of the kind of grown-ups I wanted to be when I grew up.
- Is it too much to ask that designers accept that, far from being baby dolls, most women are grown-ups, and should be dressed as such?
- They are all grown-ups, with national security credentials and a history of knowing how the government works.
- Was there just an unusually rich collection of films this year or has American cinema finally decided to make films for grown-ups?
- Viewed from a distance, it would be easy to imagine that these little girls, all sass and swagger, are grown-ups.
- But it is getting harder for many grown-ups to stage a fireworks display on fireworks night, too.
- It's like being sent to bed while the grown-ups talk late into the night.
- It's a sweet, almost anthropological, narrative documentary for grown-ups.
- A couple of friends help out, but will parents and other grown-ups find out?
- When we were kids, adults always said that sex and sexuality was for grown-ups.
- The convention was a great social weekend for grown-ups and children alike.
- In a festival where easy laughs are mostly the order of the day, this is a serious piece of work that separates the grown-ups from the kids.
- Also, slightly disappointingly, it diminishes the role of the grown-ups.
- Poverty harms women more than men, and affects children more than grown-ups.
- I assume that my readers are grown-ups who can make up their own minds.
- I thought there must have been some conspiracy by all the grown-ups of Britain to buy this record to brainwash their offspring.
- I acted in some plays before, playing grown-ups in Shakespeare and things like that.
- It's a kind of ‘crossover’ drama aimed at both the teenage market and grown-ups.
- Because of this, grown-ups often find themselves getting a bigger kick out of children's theatre than work aimed at them.
- But grown-ups won't be the only people wearing these trendy items this spring.
1(adult)(son/daughter) mayora woman with a grown-up family — una mujer con los hijos mayores / crecidos
- His character is a grown-up version of the guy who rang his agent every day in the first movie.
- I have a grown-up daughter from my first marriage.
- The couple, who have two other grown-up daughters, were determined to help find a cause for the mystery syndrome to prevent other families going through the same agony.
- Perhaps it's time we accepted that, yes, Australia may be young and free, but the country is definitely grown-up (although unsated in its taste for parties).
- Another elderly man held a photograph of his grown-up daughter.
- And one day we might be in the privileged position of being friends with our beautiful grown-up daughters.
- His wife is a District Commissioner and his grown-up son and daughter also help out.
- But, child artistes are hardly able to maintain the big deal arising during their childhood as the features of the cute darling changes over into that of the grown-up adult.
- The couple had been married for 40 years after meeting as teenagers and had two grown-up daughters and a grandson.
- She has three grown-up children, two daughters and a son, and a grandchild.
- Her grown-up son and teenage daughter are not willing to follow her into the job.
- I am married and have a grown-up daughter, also married, and I am a normal, respectable and self-respecting person.
- Between contracts he would return to Britain and relax with his wife and grown-up son and daughter at their home in Cornwall.
- They have a grown-up son and daughter (infrequently seen) and Dorothy works as a supply teacher.
- The father of two grown-up daughters was driving to work at the Co-op Dairy in Norton, South Yorkshire, from his home in Birdwell, Barnsley, when he was attacked.
- Now Jane is a happy 47-year-old living in Swindon, enjoying family life with her son, who lives with her, and her grown-up daughter.
- All these hidden and repressed feelings resurface in times of depression, without the now - grown-up adult being able to understand where they come from.
- He is still friends with his ex-wife and his two grown-up daughters.
- An egomaniacal celebrity author lives in Paris with his glamorous young second wife and his shy and unhappy grown-up daughter from his first marriage.
- They are grown-up adults, they know what they are doing, and they have their own lifestyle.
2informal(mature)(attitude) maduro(attitude) adulto(child) maduro
- I had hoped for a more grown-up political debate from the governing party.
- In this film the characters are more grown-up and it's that bit scarier too.
- At grown-up dinner parties, my mother favoured crown of lamb, the cutlets primly decorated with little paper coronets.
- It's actually quite a nice, grown-up story that takes on some over-the-top characters and complicates them enough to make them seem like a family.
- If the loch is a magnet for children, he says, it is also suitable for more grown-up pursuits, potentially appealing to those with an interest in conservation.
- And I thought it was going to be a very grown-up dinner party, so I didn't worry about going back to find my light.
- Some things that children would never think of however - like lighting - are indispensable factors at a grown-up party.
- This party seemed more tailored to a grown-up clique, so I did what all out-of-place people do, I ate all of their pumpkin pie and left early.
- If she has any sense, she should avail of her apparent estrangement from the party's kindergarten and reinvent herself as a grown-up politician.
- My grown-up mind wishes my daughter's theory of world-changing worked.
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