In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1nupcias feminine formalesponsales masculine formal
- Bobbing for apples, for example, was used to predict upcoming nuptials - the first to grasp an apple without the use of their hands was said to be the next to marry.
- The couple are still to set a date for their forthcoming nuptials.
- When the nuptials were completed, we created a ‘just married’ sign and placed it on the bedroom door.
- The nuptials were eventually called off for good.
- Such nuptials were a union in name only, as only the king could recognize a marriage as valid.
- Best wishes to Clive Burgess and Trish Connolly on their forthcoming nuptials.
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- We're going to see the vicar this evening to discuss our forthcoming nuptials.
- Keanu Reeves, Sting and singer Billy Joel - who both performed at the reception - were among those invited to the nuptials..
- But note, wedding gifts must be given before the nuptials.
- All we hear is how our nuptials will lead to the downfall of western civilization by eroding heterosexual marriage.
- The political marriage between the Tories and Alliance is all but complete, but there is still a vocal contingent that objects to the nuptials.
- The UK is a fantastic place for you and your partner to spend your honeymoon after your nuptials are completed.
- Hundreds of people turned out for the nuptials, including CNN's Paula Newton.
- With a future that includes a little recording, a lot of touring, upcoming nuptials and hopefully an abode to call his own, all seems well.
- Carl tracks him down in true bloodhound fashion, arriving at a pre-wedding bash just in time to put the kibosh on the nuptials.
- Guys aren't the only ones who complain about brides-to-be talking of nothing but upcoming nuptials.
- Today, guests can see the room where the nuptials took place, sample his work in the drawing room, and admire a stained-glass ceiling inspired by his poetry.
- They daydream about the jealousy in the eyes of friends when they announce the forthcoming nuptials and the wonderful future life in the sun.
- The 40-year-old actress has allegedly told friends and family to keep an entire month free for the spectacular nuptials.
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