In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(gratefully)she smiled thankfully up at me — me sonrió agradecida
- Ever the gentleman he offered her an arm for support and she accepted thankfully.
- The robberies took place during a funeral and any information will be thankfully accepted.
2menos malgracias a Dios
- Eager to claim pole position, he skidded off the track with two minutes left, but thankfully walked away unhurt.
- It's a gorgeous album, but thankfully it doesn't take itself too seriously either.
- My article was not written for you and thankfully it has reached its target audience.
- After Santa, we had a look around the craft fair, which wasn't all that good so thankfully my wallet stayed put in my pocket.
- The instruments had cost Benedict a fortune, but thankfully he was already a millionaire.
- His health has improved so much that thankfully he is able to lead a normal life, going about his work as usual.
- What saves it as a film are the stunning dance performances which are thankfully allowed to play out in full.
- But on the whole it could have been much worse and thankfully there weren't any clashes between the fans.
- The animal was as close as 60 yards but thankfully showed no interest in the doctor or his wife.
- A large crowd was in attendance despite the strong breeze but thankfully the rain stayed away.
- When he collapsed it, he was stretchered off with a neck injury that, thankfully, revealed no fractures.
- A few players from each side got involved in a fracas, but thankfully common sense prevailed.
- Ancestors buried beneath its great floor slates thankfully still rest in peace.
- But thankfully no-one was hurt, none of the other properties were in danger, and all is well.
- Today, thankfully, relations with the committee are somewhat more cordial.
- It is so easy for it to happen, as we have seen here, but thankfully this case ended happily.
- I've had many years of yo-yo dieting, but thankfully for the last two and half years, I have not been on a diet.
- Bill's smugness is in full swing here, and thankfully is toned down in later performances.
- A full scale search was launched and thankfully she was found unharmed, aside from suffering from the cold.
- Cake forks and serviettes were provided, thankfully not placed under the buttered teacake!
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