In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) esperanzado(person) optimistadon't be/get too hopeful — no te hagas demasiadas ilusiones
- I don't feel at all hopeful about our future — no me siento nada optimista con respecto a nuestro futuro
- to be hopeful of-ing — tener esperanzas de + inf
- Indeed, attendance at the conference might itself be taken as a hopeful sign.
- One of the things that might compromise these hopeful signs is the disarray of the US labour movement.
- The Big Bang cosmology has an immense ideological appeal in a society without any hopeful vision of the future.
- He added that he was hopeful the approval would be given by the end of January.
- We were taking the best precautions we could, but when it came into the Wharfedale valley we were not very hopeful.
- Her father John said it was a terrible time for the family but they are hopeful she will make a good recovery.
- They are still hopeful fresh evidence will come to light and Mr Hall made a desperate appeal for new information.
- He is now waiting for the board to make their final decision but is hopeful he will prove the right man for the job.
- The club is hopeful the team will be able to turn out in its new away kit in the first league game of the season at Hartlepool on Saturday.
- Harold Taylor, an anti-fox hunting campaigner, is also hopeful the bill will be passed.
- A product of the club's academy system, Langley is hopeful his future remains with Bradford.
- I am very hopeful these stories will help make the shift that frees the remaining refugees.
- We see the emergence of these men and women of conscience as a positive and hopeful sign.
- Certainly they are in good form at the moment and will be very hopeful of progressing to the next stage.
- From the feedback received, the Committee is hopeful the the matter will be sorted out.
- It was generally agreed that what was happening was very hopeful and a step in the right direction.
- The teacher in charge is hopeful the target will be reached.
- The country became a magnet for the international left, who saw hopeful signs in the revolution.
- Nor is he very hopeful that there will ever be a ceasefire in his native land.
- However, their bright and hopeful view of the future certainly stayed in my mind.
2(promising)(sign/response/prospect) esperanzador(prospect/response/sign) prometedor
1aspirante masculinecandidato masculinecandidata feminineyoung hopefuls — jóvenes aspirantes
- Yorkshire's young Olympic hopefuls of the future will today be showcased in Sheffield.
- TV's Pop Idol gripped the nation as thousands of young hopefuls competed for the prize of a record contract.
- Promotion hopefuls Esholt were well beaten on their own ground by a determined Salts side.
- Everyone is hoping interest rates remain low and that the young hopefuls still come to the city with their outsize hopes.
- The band is created by auditioning thousands of young hopefuls who want to hit it big.
- More than 106 hopefuls took part in a two-hour workshop to win the role.
- Three young hopefuls will each get the chance to do the show in turn.
- The band members, along with thousands of other young hopefuls performed for a place in a pop band.
- Last year's musical was West Side Story and the young hopefuls taking part were asked to nominate this year's show.
- At this, a couple of selection team hopefuls get up and reluctantly drag themselves from the room.
- To many young hopefuls, it appears the best way of getting onto Top Of The Pops.
- A strong headwind and choppy water made rowing difficult for the young hopefuls during the three day trials.
- His rivalry with Hewitt stretches back to 1999 when they were both no more than talented young hopefuls.
- Are these young hopefuls about to be overtaken by the new intake of 2005?
- Other young hopefuls will be hoping to impress on their three - match tour.
- Hamlet have a tough game on Saturday away to promotion hopefuls Bromley.
- Election fever mounted today as the official deadline passed for Westminster hopefuls who want to throw their hats in the ring.
- Young hopefuls who fancy playing on the big red bus need to send their biographies, photos and a CD to Andy.
- That could pave the way for the region to produce a new crop of young Olympic hopefuls such as Richard Buck.
- The company is part of The Royal Academy of Dancing and gives hundreds of young northern hopefuls the chance to star on the stage.
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