In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(hotel/establishment/restaurant) de lujo(confectionery/merchandise) de primera calidad(area/apartment) de categoría(apartment/area) de alto standing Spain(person) de clase altaa high-class prostitute — una prostituta de lujo
- For a spot of high-class window shopping at the expense of Prada, Valentino and Versace, try a stroll down Madison Avenue.
- Once a fixture at some of Manchester's most high-class establishments, he now rubs shoulders with truckers and tea ladies.
- The seven-day event will attract high-class musicians and 1000 spectators per show each night.
- He was today starting a seven-year jail sentence exactly one month after the raid at the high-class jewellers near York Minster.
- He has all the right credentials to make a high-class hurdler.
- My dad is really uptight and we live in a fancy high-class neighborhood.
- Amateurs rather than professionals provided entertainment the same evening in a high-class concert at Victoria Hall.
- I feel a high-class hotel with all its attendant facilities would carry more kudos than yet more apartments.
- The fictional Montecito is a high-class casino and hotel in the heart of Vegas.
- A high-class novice hurdler last season, Lord Sam has won both his races over fences in the style of a hugely talented young chaser.
- Slowly shops and other amenities grew up beside the inns and a high-class residential area called Belle Grove was built.
- A high-class Bradford city centre restaurant has been put up for sale - less than three months after it was reopened with a new menu.
- He believes high-class cashmere products are the only way ahead.
- Members of Bingley Operatic Society said the idea to replace the arts centre with a high-class food store was ludicrous.
- He comes from a high-class family of mandarin intellectuals who despised commerce and viewed making money as vulgar.
- Visitors could stay in one of the planned luxury hotels, enjoy top-quality entertainment at the arena and drop in to the casino before eating in one of the range of high-class restaurants which will grace the waterfront.
- One former high-class call-girl, however, is prepared to explain in detail how some agencies work.
- I go to the cheap markets and the expensive markets, I mix with low-class and high-class society.
- Also among the suggestions being looked at for the site is a high-class hotel, conference centre and restaurant.
- The council can spend as much money on surveys as they like, they will never attract any high-class businesses or get the good shoppers to come back.
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