In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(pleasant)(sight/tune/manners) agradablepleasing to the ear — agradable / grato al oído
- The music was very tuneful and pleasing the ear.
- No, it's not pleasing to the eye.
- The materials used on the exteriors give the house a pleasing, weathered appearance.
- Used in cologne and perfumes, the smell is distinctive and very pleasing.
- There was not a moment when the show was not pleasing.
- Artists must concentrate on making their presentations visually apt and pleasing.
- There were plenty of pleasing aspects, not least that York completed all their sets of six in the first half.
- Some of the things that irritate you about him are also very pleasing at the same time.
- The problem is that most corporate sites often lack a pleasing form.
- It is time to replace this portrait with a more pleasing experience.
- A lot of design and technology has been applied to the glider and the result has been very pleasing.
- The organ score accompanying the film sounds quite pleasing.
- Wilson develops his argument through a pleasing series of case studies.
- To appeal to a 15-year-old, fragrances generally need a pleasing, unsophisticated, somewhat fruity or floral top note.
- It is a major variety in New Guinea, with a flavour which is sweet and pleasing.
- After the interval a group of six musicians gave a pleasing rendering of three modern pieces.
- The title doesn't evoke an entirely pleasing image.
- There is an awesome cathedral in Seville, and a number of other aesthetically pleasing buildings.
- Taureans adore comfort and like being surrounded by pleasing, soothing things.
- Most of the other starters, however, including the thick, roasted butternut squash soup, were quite pleasing.
2(gratifying)(news) gratothe outcome will be pleasing to head office — el resultado complacerá a la central
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