In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(on dais, gesture)saludo masculinevenia feminine River Plateto take the salute — presidir el desfile
- In a final mark of respect, a rescue helicopter circled low over the bay, dropped a wreath into the sea, and dipped its nose in salute to those on the headland.
- When the jet reached Manchester Airport, the aircraft's wings were tipped in salute to its new home before circling and touching down.
- ‘To absent friends,’ said Karen, in salute to their recently departed comrades.
- Just before she vanished from my sight, she turned, and waved her great crystal sword at me in salute.
- I lifted my glass in salute to all my American friends, enjoying the big Thanksgiving meal, and thought with only a tinge of envy of the delights of roast turkey with all the trimmings.
- As the procession moved up river, Tower Bridge raised its bascules in tribute while gun salutes came from the Tower of London and HMS Belfast.
- Hu, who released a short statement outlining the goals of his visit, was given a 21-gun salute as part of an official welcoming ceremony, she said.
- Excitement still pervaded the air, which hummed with voices and the crackle and pop of logs in the fire like a twenty-one gun salute.
- She received a 21-gun salute during the welcoming ceremony at Merdeka Palace.
- A large media presence and a gun salute only enhanced the occasion.
2(firing of guns)salva femininea 21-gun salute — una salva de 21 cañonazos
3(tribute)homenaje masculinereconocimiento masculine
1Military(officer) saludarto salute the flag — saludar la bandera
2formal(acknowledge, pay tribute)(courage/achievement) rendir homenaje aI can only salute your singlemindedness — no puedo sino aplaudir su determinación
1Militaryhacer el saludohacer la venia River Platehacerle la venia a algn River Plateto salute to sb — hacerle el saludo a algn
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