In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1tío masculineUncle Bob/John — tío Bob/John
- to say / cry uncle — darse por vencido
- I won't let you go till you say uncle — no te suelto hasta que te rindas
- I have a loving mother, father, grandparents, uncles, aunts, family in general.
- There are fathers, brothers and uncles and husbands and wives working for the company.
- Can't her cousins and aunts and uncles and sisters and brothers and mother and father and friends have some time with her?
- We're talking about our own family members - aunts, uncles, sisters, brothers grandparents, parents and children.
- Deepest sympathy is extended to his sons Micheal and Richard, mother Mary, brothers, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and a wide circle of friends.
- He is mourned by parents Aidan and Chris, proprietors, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.
- These relatives suffered the stress of living with the fact that they would not provide a bit of care, comfort and attention to their fathers or mothers, sisters or brothers, aunts or uncles.
- Along with the children of the dead, there were the mothers and fathers, uncles and aunts, husbands and wives; except that in one case, there was neither husband nor wife.
- Numerous people wept for their friends, husbands, parents, uncles, aunts, cousins, siblings and in some distressing cases, young sons and daughters.
- She is survived by her father, mother, brother, grand-parents, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
- She is mourned and sadly missed by her loving husband, children, mother, uncles, aunts, cousins, and all her relatives and friends.
- I wish more grandparents, parents, aunts and uncles, brothers and sisters would set their stories down on tape for family, friends and future generations.
- He is deeply regretted by his mother Catherine, brothers, sisters; aunts, uncles; in-laws, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
- The people who died were mothers, fathers, aunts, uncles, grandmothers, grandfathers and friends.
- She had the body of someone who worked for it, and as Lyn had seen all of her fat aunts, uncles, cousins, mother, father, and grandparents she knew what Noel was worried about.
- He will also be missed by numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
- She is survived by her husband Patrick, son Sean, daughter Katie, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, relatives and friends.
- We are either fathers or mothers, aunts or uncles, grandfathers or grandmothers, the last category tending to have an exalted position in the hierarchy of affection for young children.
- They've invited me to their house parties where I met their parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, brothers, and sisters.
- These are our grandmothers and aunts and uncles and fathers and sisters and cousins and close friends.
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