In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sonrisa femininea welcoming smile — una sonrisa de bienvenida
- to give sb a smile — sonreírle a algn
- she gave him the sweetest of smiles — le dedicó la mejor de sus sonrisas
- come on! give us a smile! — vamos, sonríe
- he had a smile on his face when he said that — lo dijo sonriente / con una sonrisa en los labios
- he had a big smile on his face — sonreía de oreja a oreja
- the good news certainly put a smile on her face — por cierto que la buena noticia la alegró mucho
- His smile was warm, a striking contrast from the usual smirk he wore in these hallways of our institution.
- Your smile is so warm and beautiful, I felt compelled to put pen to paper and open up to you.
- But the relationship between the Navy and Portsmouth runs much deeper than sharing good times and exchanging warm smiles.
- We're welcomed with a polite smile into a warm, green-gold world.
- We're also researching how to interpret facial expressions - smiles and frowns - and how to read eyes.
- A warm smile lifted the corners of her mouth and her golden eyes burned of motherly warmth.
- Jay tried to keep a smile, but his facial muscles weren't strong enough, and he burst out laughing.
- Everyone greeted her with big warm smiles - everyone except me.
- I opened the front door, giving Jack one of my winning smiles.
- Lexy place the cloths on the counter as the clerk greeted her with a warm smile as he took the cloths and started to ring them up.
- Out of the corner of his eye he spotted a familiar figure in a long coat and a warm smile.
- The smile is warm and her demeanour friendly and winning.
- His shimmering bright blue eyes glittered at me from a tanned face, a warm smile showing a row of white teeth.
- She ran her tongue across her perfect front teeth, a smile spreading to her face.
- She gave him the winning smile, which now crinkled her middle-aged face.
- He nodded and flashed her one of his winning smiles.
- I saw Laura unlocking her car a few feet in front of me, offering me a warm smile.
- His warm smile is contagious, as the corners of my mouth involuntarily turn upwards.
- One man, however, looked on from his seat in the stand with a knowing smile and a warm sense of satisfaction as he reflected on another job well done.
- A wedding that was widely billed as beset by disasters and disapproval became a day of warm smiles, laughter and even the odd decent joke.
1sonreírsmile, please! — sonríe, por favor
- what are you smiling about? — ¿de qué te ríes?
- keep smiling! — ¡que no decaiga el ánimo!
- to smile with joy/pleasure — sonreír de felicidad/placer
- to smile at sb — sonreírle a algn
- to smile at sth
- she smiled at her daughter's pranks — veía con indulgencia las travesuras de su hija
- he smiled at danger — se reía del peligro
- to smile on sb — sonreírle a algn
- fortune/Heaven smiled on us — la fortuna/el cielo nos sonrió / nos fue favorable
2smiling present participle(eyes/person/face) sonriente
- Stephen sat down with Katalina and smiled at her, she smiled back and they began to sing.
- Veronica's mother smiled warmly at the young girl.
- He looked me straight in the eyes and smiled, showing a mouth only half full of teeth.
- Children smiled at him in the hall but he did not smile back, this was the worst week before Christmas ever.
- Melody smiled in amusement as she remembered the time when they were just children.
- When he reached there he smiled at the manager, who smiled back, holding out his hand.
- They smiled at each other, both knowing that they were smiling because something had changed.
- "Awe, you all remembered my birthday, " Ramie smiles with glee.
- The man smiled softly in self satisfaction as he took another swig of ale.
- At last he nodded and said, " Thanks, " and she smiled warmly in return.
- Raven smiled in the general direction of the child.
- Kara smiled a big toothy grin at her sister.
- Thinking Rick was on the other end, she smiled from ear to ear.
- Dean smiled at me causing me to also smile; recently he had a way of doing that to me.
- The girl smiled even more brightly, showing off her straight teeth.
- She nodded at him, and smiled weakly through her tears.
- His eyes twinkled and when he smiled, his teeth looked bigger and whiter than ever.
- He was smiling shyly for the camera and standing behind him was the golden-haired Joseph.
- She smiled at him, and he smiled back, giving a quick glance at the badge on her chest.
- The auntie in front turned back and smiled at me while I smiled back sheepishly.
1she smiled her thanks — dio las gracias sonriendo / con una sonrisa
- welcome! she smiled — —¡bienvenidos! —dijo sonriendo / sonriente
- to smile a smile of resignation — sonreír(se) con resignación
- she smiled a sad/bitter smile — sonrió tristemente/amargamente
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