In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(man/woman) casadoa married couple — un matrimonio
- the newly married couple — (after ceremony) los recién casados
- married life — la vida de casado
- (tax) married man's allowance — deducción por matrimonio
- married name — apellido de casada
- married quarters — residencias para familias
- they are happily married — son muy felices en su matrimonio
- they have been married for two years — llevan dos años casados
- he's married — es casado
- he's married to one of my cousins — está casado con una prima mía
- she's married to her work — no vive más que para su trabajo
- to get married (to sb) — casarse (con algn)
- they got married in church — se casaron por la iglesia
- These then become extended families around a grandmother, her husband, and her married daughters and their husbands.
- Originally, the spousal privilege reflected the view that a married woman was not an entirely separate person from her husband.
- The fundamental issue in question here is whether the state ought to give preferential treatment to married people.
- He lives behind his wife and a married daughter.
- Is it merely a matter of impulse control, the same as a married person resisting the daily barrage of sexual imagery in everyday life?
- The objector said spouse is a term widely recognized in Georgia as applying only to one's legally married husband or wife.
- So long as your husband has a full contributions record you can claim the married women's pension when he retires.
- The more conventional alternative for a married man is getting his wife some jewelry.
- He began to imagine himself a married man with a faithful wife at his side.
- Somewhere in their conversation she got around to mentioning her husband and her married daughter.
- He's having an affair with a married woman behind the back of her violent and abusive husband.
- More than three in five of married people said they preferred to go on a UK trip with their partner as opposed to their friends.
- A married woman can claim a reduced basic pension on her husband's contributions if she is aged at least 60 and he has claimed his own pension.
- He was used to female eyes, a long-ago married man with a wife and teen-age daughter.
- Ideally a dwelling would have parents, children, wives of married sons, and grandchildren.
- The wives of married troops were also commonly involved with other soldiers, civilians or slave labourers.
- He fled to Britain in 1999, when he faced a death sentence in his homeland following an affair with a married woman, even though she had separated from her husband.
- My friend is in a relationship with a married man… the wife already knows but it's causing a lot of pain.
- Adjacent tents will house married sons and their wives and children.
- For adults, we allocated socioeconomic groups according to the longest held job of single women and the job of a married woman's husband.
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