In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1latecomers will have to sit at the back — los que lleguen tarde tendrán que sentarse atrás
- he was a latecomer to classical music — su interés por la música clásica se despertó tardíamente
- I paddled the rest of the way in to the beach, arriving just as the latecomers were hopping over the rocks that lined the shore.
- It could host the feeding of the 5,000, with ample room for latecomers.
- The latecomer did arrive 10 minutes after the dinner had begun and the place setting had been pulled.
- The crowd was probably north of 1,000 and the kick-off was even delayed to let the latecomers in.
- Among the latecomers to the group was a nice-looking brunette.
- If you're having a Christmas drinks party, make sure you have enough glasses to go around - mugs for latecomers just won't do!
- It got so you could almost count on his walking in with the other latecomers.
- Everyone was starting to fidget with hunger and boredom when the door opened to admit the latecomer.
- Organisers said they expected 92 participants this year, including four latecomers.
- It was impossible for us latecomers to squeeze in far enough to see either of the giant TV screens, let alone the approaching buses.
- We passed a few latecomers on their way to the falls.
- We all crammed into a smallish room - apparently the event had more than sold out - and waited for the latecomers to arrive as the panel chatted amongst themselves.
- You doubt and second-guess your choice, lamenting the unjustifiable advance of latecomers.
- The temperature was also starting to rise in the room as more latecomers arrived and filled the room.
- There was a pause between Acts 1 and 2, and a rather high number of latecomers were admitted, resulting in much shuffling, and a general hum of conversation.
- A few latecomers arrived in a hurry and took their seats as soon as possible, relieved that they had not missed anything.
- Parking bays were full and the latecomers were forced to park their vehicles even outside the campus.
- But further delays in the legislative process, or difficulties in lining up a buyer for the business, would bring latecomers back into the frame.
- There is also a danger that latecomers will be investing once all or most of the growth in that sector has already taken place.
- Why do all latecomers have seats in the centre of a row?
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