In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(smell/day/weather/taste) agradable(day/weather/smell/taste) buenowhat a pleasant surprise! — ¡qué agradable / grata sorpresa!
- it makes a pleasant change — es un cambio que resulta agradable
- pleasant dreams! — ¡que duermas bien!
- This courtesy came as a very pleasant surprise and we were more than willing to wait.
- Sometimes it seems that we ourselves can cause the enjoyment of pleasant objects.
- To win both races has been a pleasant surprise, but the success is full deserved.
- It was a very pleasant evening and one that looks like it's going to become a regular occurrence.
- You can feel the force in her acting now and it's such a very pleasant surprise.
- At the outset, if her work was good, it would be a pleasant surprise for everyone.
- I arrived back home on Sunday evening after a few pleasant days to see gritters at work.
- Not all surprises are pleasant or harmonious, of course, but this one has a harmonious air.
- So it was a pleasant surprise, then, when I was up at a decent hour this morning.
- If the grand old manor house is anything to go by we are in for a pleasant surprise.
- This is proving to be one of the most balmy and pleasant of Autumns I can ever remember.
- Take a look around your stretch of coastline, you could get some very pleasant surprises.
- Was there some other happy or less pleasant episode in her life that she felt she could commemorate?
- After a dull and wet bank holiday, I was looking forward to a pleasant evening in the theatre.
- There will be refreshments during the interval to ensure a pleasant evening for all.
- It was a pleasant surprise, after all this, to find that the book is a very professional piece of work.
- The fish was a pleasant surprise as I found it really meaty - full of texture and taste.
- It was more than a pleasant surprise and I ate a small part of my body weight in the stuff.
- Nowhere did it say they'd all be on the one paper, so that was a pleasant surprise.
- Religion sets down rules with the aim of making society a pleasant happy place in which to live.
2(friendly, polite)(person) simpático(person) agradable(smile/manner) agradablehe's a very pleasant young man — es un joven muy agradable
- try to be pleasant this evening — esta noche trata de ser amable
- Blond and vivacious, Sarah was always a pleasant patient to have on the morning list.
- She is now a bright, pleasant child of ten months who is on the waiting list for a donor.
- I think he was a good family man and would have been perfectly pleasant to me.
- He was a quiet and reserved man, but so pleasant in his manner that he became a favourite with the nurses.
- Increases in sales are more likely to stem from a good service and a pleasant manner.
- Margaret was a pleasant and courteous lady who was very well liked by all who knew her.
- A social worker who had worked with Fraser since described her as a lovely and pleasant girl.
- If you get a pleasant assistant, you can come out of the store feeling all is well with the world.
- He was pleasant and talkative, but I'd never have imagined he could be so unmerciful.
- He was an easy going pleasant man to deal with and he had a nice way of giving good or bad news.
- It was the first time I had met the pleasant bloke, though he had registered four years back.
- Yet people who have met Gray tell me he is perfectly affable and pleasant, if a bit miserable.
- Andrew Wallace is a pleasant lad who seeks little glory but wants to do well in life.
- He was, by all accounts an extremely pleasant person and of the highest integrity.
- When the most pleasant person you meet on your way in is the ticket inspector, you know things are bad.
- I return to the same man on the cash desk and he is very pleasant, wishing me an enjoyable evening.
- Not only did Anderson find animators more pleasant company but the genre itself drew him in.
- She is a very pleasant girl who gets on with everybody and we are very proud of her.
- Although anger simmered right under the surface, my voice was pleasant and calm.
- He was very pleasant, even though he's obviously signed a lot of autographs today.
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