In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(credit, applause)elogiosalabanzashe was full of praise for her — se deshizo en elogios / en alabanzas para con ella
- I've nothing but praise for him — no tengo más que elogios para él
- she spoke in praise of her staff — habló elogiando / alabando a sus empleados
- her dedication is beyond praise — no hay palabras para elogiar su dedicación
- he was loud in his praise/praises of their heroism — hizo grandes elogios de su heroísmo
- to give praise where praise is due — elogiar a algn como se merece
- to damn sth with faint praise
- the reviewers damned the novel with faint praise — la parquedad de los elogios de los críticos fue una crítica indirecta de la novela
- to sing the praises of sth/sb — hacer elogio de algo/algn
- The people came together, the brethren sang praises to God.
- They were punished when they had done wrong and rewarded where praise was due.
- However, like most business correspondence, praise comes rarely and complaints come often.
- Half of the female respondents and both male respondents reported praise from coaches.
- But most innings ended with smiles from the players and praise from the coaches.
- The novel received extremely high praise from critics.
- The least satisfactory aspect of the book is that which has received the most fulsome praise from certain critics.
- Andrew's effort earned glowing praise from someone at the very top.
- Young and old in Bolton welcomed a Royal visitor to town - and earned glowing praise from their VIP guest.
- The intense expression on the fox's face as it scratched in the sand won high praise from the judge.
- Nothing but praise had ever been uttered about how the Isaacs got along together.
- Morocco especially has received lavish praise for its recent efforts and quite rightly so.
- I'm watching and making tea, offering praise and encouragement.
- The Harvard faculty fell all over themselves offering praise, one after the other, for the retiring president.
- The natural contingencies of the typical classroom undermine frequent teacher praise and strengthen reprimanding behavior.
- Every pro in attendance who analyzed the contest heaped effusive praise on the judges afterward.
- I guess all those praises and admiration finally got to me.
- His days at Bootham Crescent continued to spark praise from all quarters of the club.
- But five men deserve special praise for their continued efforts.
- Results suggest that a self-evaluation intervention had a positive short-term impact on teacher praise.
- Each day concluded with a Family Rally, consisting of worship, praise and an address.
- Every morning, before we pray for our needs, we express our praise and gratitude to God.
- We were both raising our hands in praise and worship, shouting and singing to God.
- It will entail habits of prayer, praise and a disciplined life lived for God.
- The convention schedule sets aside time for some serious praise and worship.
- You, please, sing the praises of my God, the Fearless.
- On the spiritual plane we are to honour Almighty God with praise for His greatness and glory.
- As the stars and heavens learn the song of praise and worship, so do the inhabitants of the earth.
- Media content often reminds one of the praise songs typical of many African cultures.
- Together with you and me, and all the ransomed church, they will ascribe constant praise, worship and glory to the King of Kings.
- The magi balance the equation of the entire cosmos singing praise to God's Word Incarnate.
- Prayer, preaching and praise were the only church activities.
- Sotho literature is dominated by folktales and praise poems.
- As you think about Jesus' goodness to you in prayer today, try writing your own hymn or prayer of praise.
- Music is not necessary to win the lost but it is a form of worship and praise to God.
- There are two main categories of music: church music and praise songs.
- These are prayers of thanksgiving, prayers of praise, and prayers that ask for things.
- What worship is and is for may be at stake in the argument between liturgical and praise worship.
- The psalmist had adapted this picture to refer to the spiritual offerings of prayer, praise and proclamation.
- Though our worship and praise add nothing to God's glory, we know that he takes great delight in it.
2Religionalabanza femininesongs of praise — cánticos de alabanza
- let us give praise unto the Lord — alabemos al Señor
- praise be to God — alabado sea Dios
- as interjection praise be! — ¡alabado sea Dios!
1(compliment)elogiarhacer elogio dewe praised them for their efforts — los elogiamos por sus esfuerzos
2Religionalabaras interjection praise the Lord! — ¡alabado sea Dios!
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