In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1maravillosohow marvelous/that's marvelous! — ¡qué maravilla!
- To their credit they have done a marvellous job and it has more than justified its cost.
- He did a marvellous job and risked his own life to help a neighbour.
- But meanwhile, with marvelous artistry, he skillfully carved a snowy ivory statue.
- So the crews, I think, did a marvelous job in coordination with the flight attendants.
- The group and their volunteer helpers are doing a marvelous job but are limited by lack of funds for materials.
- Now we have a swimming pool, a marvellous garden and a splendid folly.
- He's done a marvelous job of putting minorities into positions of power.
- Many groups and organisations got involved and they all did a marvellous job.
- He is currently in good form and his positive attitude is a marvellous help to this noble son of Ulster.
- The most marvelous tales of weeping and woe are preached in poetic extreme.
- This is a marvelous opportunity to save this majestic yet misunderstood bird from extinction in Namibia.
- They are a dedicated team who do a marvellous job and deserve all the help and support they can get.
- We are doing a marvellous job of bringing through young players and the upturn in fortunes is just around the corner.
- She has done a marvellous job for 50 years and given her life to the country.
- David said the volunteers had done a marvellous job and he was pleased to give them a boost when their energy levels ran low.
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