In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(generously)amablementethey kindly invited me to join them — tuvieron la gentileza de invitarme a ir con ellos
- I have a novel idea, let's treat one another kindly, with dignity and respect.
- Kaezik answered her kindly, a model of charm and manners.
- Well, we spoke before the break and you very kindly gave us your frank and honest overall view that that particular recommendation had not been handled well or at all.
- The Times of India very kindly provided the stickers.
- Imagine his surprise on Christmas Eve when he opened his post, only to see the bank had kindly sent him on a brand spanking new chequebook - for pounds.
- Is it possible for you and your husband to talk honestly, kindly and straightforwardly to each other?
- All visa applicants are kindly referred to apply at the respective embassies in Bangkok only.
- To put it kindly, the manner in which juniors are treated varies a great deal from club to club.
- Generous support from the Markle Foundation is kindly acknowledged.
- The nurses at the geriatric hospital kindly shared his care with the family.
- With due respect to your person I kindly wish to ask for your attention and consideration just for a while.
- He says it kindly, and I think that he might actually respect my opinion.
- Evidently he's heard about kindly respectful paparazzi and wants to test the water.
- There will once again be a raffle with more lovely prizes kindly donated by the generous business people of Tramore.
- In this he was assisted by a lady of the court whom he had broken into in another manner, and who felt kindly towards him.
- He asked his mom, who kindly informed us that it would be blackfish, a fairly popular fish in many parts of Asia.
- And maybe some people will join because they feel lonely and want to be part of a group that treats them kindly and with respect.
- No matter what the period was and what the issues were, the leadership has always regarded kindly and respected the China Youth Daily.
- Jack Clancy of Clancy's Bar has kindly provided generous sponsorship to subsidise transport to Coleraine.
- He received Augustine kindly, and Monica held him in deep respect as a pastor.
1.2(adding polite emphasis)passengers are kindly requested to … — se ruega a los pasajeros tengan la amabilidad de …
- Can someone kindly explain to me what all the recent fuss is about on the freedom pass issue.
- I would request you to kindly alter the duration of a day on earth from the present 24 hours to 32 hours.
- We are requesting the public to kindly organise a Coffee Day in your own home, work place, or local area.
- Prime Minister, would you kindly explain why taxes must rise?
- If there is some other reason for offering the staff money, kindly explain.
1.3(expressing annoyance, impatience)kindly explain to me how … — tenga la bondad de explicarme cómo …
- kindly keep your opinions to yourself — si no te importa, preferiría que te guardaras tu opinión
2(favorably)they didn't take kindly to my suggestion — no recibieron demasiado bien mi sugerencia
- she doesn't take kindly to being contradicted — no le hace ninguna gracia que la contradigan
- not to look kindly on sth — no ver algo con buenos ojos
1bondadososhe gave him a kindly look — lo miró comprensiva
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