In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sponsor)patrocinador masculinepatrocinadora femininea patron of the arts — un mecenas
- The committee would like to thank their patrons without whose support the cost of publishing the annual magazine would be prohibitive.
- The club deeply appreciates the ongoing support of its patrons and the community.
- Thanks to all the loyal patrons who have supported fund-raising ventures over the years.
- What kinds of promotion do performance arts patrons appreciate most?
- Happy New Year to all our patrons and supporters.
- Sincere thanks to the patrons who so generously supported the draw.
- This would not have been possible without the continued support of all our patrons.
- But the festival enjoys great support from some 20 local organisations, friends, patrons and the district council.
- Sincere thanks to the organising committee, patrons and friends who gave prizes.
- These achievements should be shared with our sponsors, patrons and supporters.
- What is needed is a patron who understands and supports the substance of the projects and the one-time opportunity they represent.
- Many thanks is extended to the loyal patrons who support the committee every week.
- The club is deeply grateful for the ongoing support of its patrons.
- Support from patrons and parents would be greatly appreciated.
- We would like to thank all our patrons for supporting us.
- He also thanked the press and all their patrons and sponsors, without whose financial support, the show would not go on.
- It was a solemn farewell to a great patron of the arts and a doughty supporter of Scottish causes.
- The patrons chose whom to support and greatly influenced the products of that support.
- The organisers are deeply grateful for the support of patrons over the past months.
- The committee thanks their patrons for their support.
2formal(customer)cliente masculineclienta feminine
- Isn't it embarrassing to be in a restaurant where a patron is yelling at the waiter?
- The aim was to make the area more attractive to business and more welcoming to regular patrons and visitors.
- Their dinner was marked by loud hysterics, which earned them more than one unfriendly stare from the older patrons of the restaurant.
- The restaurant seats 155 patrons and employs a staff of 18 chefs.
- Are the fellow employees or regular patrons off limits to me?
- The waiting area has a fully licensed bar with a drinks lounge for up to 20 patrons and a restaurant area for 16.
- He noticed the curious stares of the regular patrons of the inn.
- Of course, restaurant patrons could go elsewhere, though they should not have to.
- He teams up with retail shops that refer patrons to the parties and he brings in winemakers to conduct the tastings.
- However, such an explanation does not account for the evidence that there were few patrons in the shop.
- Someone called the local press, and the dining patrons emptied from the restaurant to watch the rescue attempt.
- Postal patrons also must complete customs forms and declarations pertaining to the contents of parcels being mailed.
- Half of the restaurant's patrons are also hotel guests, while the remainder come off the street.
- Police forced restaurant patrons to leave immediately.
- She returned the embrace gratefully, not caring about any of the other restaurant patrons.
- These customers will most likely turn into regular patrons.
- They do not enter into the dinner conversations of restaurant patrons.
- He glanced around the room and took notice of the other patrons in the shop.
- Most of his customers are regular patrons, many of whom are foreigners.
- Taking a discreet glance around, he saw the few other patrons of the restaurant heartily consuming their own lunch, so he tried to follow suit.
3(patron saint)patrono masculinepatrona feminine
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