In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(grievance/enmity/relationship) antiguo(relationship/grievance/enmity) que viene de largoI have a long-standing engagement on that day — ese día tengo un compromiso contraído hace mucho tiempo
- I say no to all invitations to travel, but honour long-standing promises to appear in London and Aberdeen.
- Quite why the Spanish are identified with long-standing unofficial working practices escapes me.
- It captures the essence of a short drink, and develops the brand without betraying its long-standing values.
- Delia Smith has been a long-standing customer, and features the firm's eggs on the front of one of her cookery books.
- It seems the long-standing fashion for north European looks is now fully and officially dead.
- It is also a sport that has a long-standing connection with Scotland.
- They fear the change will be too stressful and that long-standing relationships with staff will be shattered.
- Mr Beaton's family have also been long-standing members of Yorkshire's farming community.
- It helps to remind us of the long-standing peace between England and France and reminds us to continue that peace.
- The commercialisation of Christmas is a long-standing theme of writers like myself.
- Unlike trick or treat, Mischief Night is a long-standing British tradition.
- The detector was designed to work on the long-standing solar neutrino problem.
- We have a long-standing and vitally important relationship with the United States.
- Milk prices are the most long-standing problem and he particularly wanted support from the dairy industry.
- However, quarrying is a long-standing industry, one which was there centuries before tourism.
- If McCall has to go, then it will break a long-standing tradition in football.
- She saw a lot of herself in my wife, who, in turn, never forgot the long-standing kindness that had been shown to her family.
- The firm has a long-standing relationship with Morrisons dating back more than 30 years.
- The incident was believed to have arisen out of a long-standing territorial dispute between two companies.
- You infuse energy and romance in long-standing relationships and rejuvenate them.
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