In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1por suerteafortunadamenteluckily, there were a few seats left — por suerte / afortunadamente, quedaban algunos asientos
- I'm sure nobody believed us, but we persevered and luckily most of our sponsors have stuck by us.
- The world's biggest pair of curtains needed washing and I, luckily, got the contract.
- He wasn't the main suspect, luckily, but his mobile phone number was on the alleged murderers phone.
- The event luckily was not affected and proved to be a milestone in the club's history.
- The Saturday before New Year's Day they ran out of gas, but luckily were able to borrow some from a relative.
- He couldn't make out the name on the pump because of dust, but luckily a drop of water fell on it, and he could make out the name.
- I missed my project tutorial on Wednesday but luckily there was one scheduled after it.
- He said luckily no one was in the house at the time, which was reduced to four external walls and two interior walls in the blaze.
- I've been in the mountains and luckily there's been no snow so I'm in very good condition.
- It seems to me Ben, you have two challenges ahead of you, but luckily neither of them is insurmountable.
- The offenders then tried to leave the scene in the victim's car, which luckily didn't start.
- Thus, there are more spare houses in the village and luckily the ancient houses are well kept.
- We walked along to make sure it got round the corner - luckily it just made it.
- I'm getting quite excited about it now and, luckily, I've got a month to come up with a story.
- The ambience alone was the saving factor, and luckily the food turned out to be wonderful.
- They did an excellent set- as usual- and luckily the rain held off until they'd finished.
- A wire caught Jim around the neck and he luckily escaped with lacerations.
- If it wasn't for him they could all have been killed, but luckily he didn't panic and acted really calmly.
- And luckily yesterday was nothing compared to today, when all I had to do was go to work.
- But luckily my car is a good one and it stops very efficiently and I came to a halt with about ten feet to spare.
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