In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to regale sb with sth — agasajar / obsequiar a algn con algo
- he regaled us with hilarious anecdotes — nos hizo reír con unas anécdotas divertidísimas
- I was regaled with the full details of her complaint — me hizo el obsequio de explicarme su dolencia con lujo de detalles
- A napkin, which lay in front of the diners as they reclined, might serve as a knapsack to take home the little gifts of food or wine with which a host would regale his friends as they departed.
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