In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in hopeful way)the dog looked hopefully at its master — el perro miró expectante a su dueño
- can you pay me in dollars? she asked hopefully — —¿puedes pagarme en dólares? —preguntó esperanzada
- Several of our clients are looking hopefully at this new circuit with some expected performance increases.
- Even the most hopefully titled song turns out to catalogue misery and disaster.
2Criticizedhopefully, Jim will have remembered — es de esperar que Jim se haya acordado
- when do you leave? — hopefully, on Friday — ¿cuándo te vas? — el viernes, espero / si Dios quiere
- methods which, hopefully, will speed up production — métodos que, se espera, aceleren la producción
- While it will not stop crime, hopefully one day it will make it easier for the guilty to be brought to justice.
- All in all things are good and hopefully the rest of the week will continue as good.
- I'm glad she has found someone she wants to be with, that hopefully loves her more then I did.
- The car park will also hopefully ease traffic congestion and parking difficulties.
- We'll have a new bird table to put up which will hopefully get some custom over the autumn and winter months.
- Anyway, I've given him my business card, and hopefully we can meet up for a drink some time.
- I have never had the best of luck in Old Firm games and hopefully I can start to turn that.
- I wrote this quickly but hopefully this is the type of list you are looking for.
- This blog post seems to refer to the problem, so hopefully it'll be fixed soon.
- This event will stimulate young people and hopefully show them what best suits their skills.
- It's a really good feeling which will hopefully keep me on the straight and narrow for next month too.
- The scouts will spend six days on the slopes where they will hopefully learn how to ski.
- The odour while it was boiling was wonderful, so hopefully the end product will be equally good.
- They both knew that the guards were probably in that empty hangar, hopefully asleep.
- They are having a night away in a hotel and, hopefully, taking the opportunity to have a look around.
- We got in touch with Umbro and hopefully they took some of our suggestions on board.
- The revision has already had an impact on research, hopefully in a positive manner.
- So hopefully she'll be in when I go round to their house and I can throw some ideas around with her.
- We never expected anything like this and hopefully it'll make a real difference.
- So hopefully I shall now return to regular posting by the middle of next month.
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