In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(generously)amablementethey kindly invited me to join them — tuvieron la gentileza de invitarme a ir con ellos
- Is it possible for you and your husband to talk honestly, kindly and straightforwardly to each other?
- I have a novel idea, let's treat one another kindly, with dignity and respect.
- 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.
- 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.
- Generous support from the Markle Foundation is kindly acknowledged.
- Jack Clancy of Clancy's Bar has kindly provided generous sponsorship to subsidise transport to Coleraine.
- There will once again be a raffle with more lovely prizes kindly donated by the generous business people of Tramore.
- Evidently he's heard about kindly respectful paparazzi and wants to test the water.
- Kaezik answered her kindly, a model of charm and manners.
- No matter what the period was and what the issues were, the leadership has always regarded kindly and respected the China Youth Daily.
- He received Augustine kindly, and Monica held him in deep respect as a pastor.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- He asked his mom, who kindly informed us that it would be blackfish, a fairly popular fish in many parts of Asia.
- All visa applicants are kindly referred to apply at the respective embassies in Bangkok only.
- He says it kindly, and I think that he might actually respect my opinion.
- The Times of India very kindly provided the stickers.
- To put it kindly, the manner in which juniors are treated varies a great deal from club to club.
2formal(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.
- Prime Minister, would you kindly explain why taxes must rise?
- If there is some other reason for offering the staff money, kindly explain.
- 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.
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
1bondadososhe gave him a kindly look — lo miró comprensiva
- Michael, or Girders, as he was affectionately known, was a good father and grandad, kindly neighbour and friend.
- He as a kindly gentleman and he will be sadly missed by the people of the district.
- Hopkins is a gentle, kindly soul who doesn't get on anyone's goat and is happy doing his own thing.
- There are also ritual lamps, and a charming gilded swing with push-rods to lull the deity into a kindly tolerance of human failings.
- It was certainly not the action of a man whom many people have described to me as being ‘genial, kindly and benign’.
- A kindly gentleman, Con was a great neighbour and will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his devoted family and close friends.
- I called out for a doctor or vet and a kindly gentleman stepped forward with a cat under one arm, a Labrador on a leash and what looked like a rather confident swordfish without a sword on the end of its nose.
- The Mayo Abbey and Brize region has lost a kindly gentleman with the passing of Sonny Gibbons.
- But at the same time she had a sincere, kindly and generous nature to which I instinctively warmed.
- While during his dealings with his generals' children, he is seen as a kindly father-figure, capable of generosity and fun.
- The child know that he or she is loved because in these kindly acts and gentle deeds, love is conveyed, beyond words.
- Customers often asked the kindly gentleman to help crack their problems, which could be anything from domestic quarrels to housing disputes.
- He had a gentle, kindly manner, twinkling eyes and quick smile, a keen sense of humour and a penetrating wit.
- May, who was a resident of Harbour Street and latterly of Hill 60, was a kindly neighbour and good friend and will be most sadly missed.
- The father she remembers was a warm, kindly person for whom no one ever had a bad word - a man devoted to his four daughters.
- I'm aware that's a generalisation, and that there may be some gentle, kindly drivers somewhere in the country, but I haven't found one yet.
- As one of this country's great achievers, he was also a friendly, approachable and kindly man who gave great encouragement to others in his field.
- These kindly gentlemen sometimes have other children waiting to be graded and, understandably, wish to see auspicious outcomes.
- It is true that he was, as he appeared to be, a gentle and kindly man, but in other respects he was not at all what he seemed.
- They are always kindly, protective, helpful and understanding, honoring the mother spirit within women.
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