In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1formal(tribute, sign of respect)homenaje masculineto pay homage to sb/sth — rendir homenaje a algn/algo
- Hopefully as I embark on a long and fruitful career in the film business, there will be various homages to various directors I have respect for.
- This is a film that pays homage to Bond's history without taking itself too seriously.
- For his first solo album, he has lovingly crafted 11 homages, all doffing the cap to great soundtrack composers of the past.
- ‘I noticed that I'm being asked more and more to go to homages for my dear friends, who are now departed,’ she says wistfully.
- A trip to Europe then allegedly resulted in an outpouring of homages to the old masters and to European architecture.
- Simply being a Royal Highness or Majesty today is not enough to earn such homage.
- It all adds up to masterfully constructed entertainment that hasn't lost any of its impact over four decades of homages and rip-offs.
- In fact, it's obvious he utilized many other styles and shots from other directors, and affectionately refers to these as homages during the commentary.
- The tone was modern, and the films were tongue-in-cheek homages to the zombie greats.
- Singer, who is a fan of the classic comics, throws in enough nods and homages to the original four-colour X-Men stories to keep old fans happy, while not confusing the new fans.
- There are a actually a few specific things in the novel that are homages to his books.
- There are plenty of homages to other epic films too.
- I take many of the curator's sequences of images as homages to those the photographer once assembled himself.
- The Scottish king submitted completely, offering liege homage and a 15,000 mark fine.
- Balliol therefore had to perform homage and fealty to Edward before his enthronement.
- Arthur duly did Philip homage and in July he invaded Poitou while Philip attacked Normandy.
- The Bishop of Carlisle put his hand to the Queen's hand and did homage first.
- It was the homage of the new dynasty to the name and influence of the greatest general of his time.
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