In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1obituario masculinenotas necrológicas feminine(column/notice) (before noun) necrológico(writer) de obituarios(writer) de notas necrológicasdon't write the obituary of the party! — ¡no firmes el acta de defunción del partido!
- The nature of my employment is such that I am sometimes called upon to sub-edit obituaries for the next day's paper.
- When this guy dies, he's going to receive ten obituaries on the front page of the Times.
- Everyone knows that major newspapers hold obituaries written well in advance of the deaths of notable people.
- We respected the wishes of Patricia's friends, who wrote the obituary as they saw fit.
- How do you write a decent obituary when the corpse-to-be is doing such a good job of it himself?
- In the newspaper the following day his contact was in the obituary section, seems he had died of an overdose.
- It began with an obituary and a reporter's talk with a grieving family.
- Newspaper obituary columns are changing but they are essentially respectful of the dead.
- This letter contained an obituary notice and some psychotic ramblings.
- Every day that passes sees the obituary columns of broadsheet newspapers bring us more examples.
- Alongside is her name in black bold square print - the kind used in obituary notices.
- Some have doubtless already written their heavyweight obituaries about the man with the dodgy chin who was the best of a bad bunch.
- The obituaries have been written for Scotland's textile industry so many times that it would be easy to believe the sector no longer exists.
- When I got home, I scanned newspapers and teletext looking for his obituary.
- He also does not want a memorial service or even an obituary in the newspaper.
- We need to know the year of birth and exact date of death of the deceased, and we prefer obituaries to state the cause of death.
- One of the regulars was the man who walked around the town pasting large posters on the walls, usually obituary notices.
- This was the obituary notice that appeared in the paper regarding his death.
- Are you worried about the future glut of obituaries in national newspapers?
- The Warwickshire captain is used to reading his obituary notice in the columns of the national newspapers.
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