In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bienvenidowelcome home/to Chicago! — ¡bienvenido a casa/a Chicago!
- welcome back! — me alegro de que hayas vuelto
1(gladly received)(guest) bienvenido(news/change) gratoyou're always welcome here — esta es tu casa
- I didn't feel welcome — sentí que no era bien recibido
- the extra money will be most welcome — el dinero extra vendrá muy bien / será muy bien recibido
- an extra pair of hands is always welcome — siempre se agradece la ayuda de alguien más
- it was a welcome relief — fue un gran alivio
- You know you are welcome here any time. Take care.
- I've been in restaurants in Brussels where I felt like a welcome guest in somebody's home.
- So your website must be ready to receive this welcome guest.
- New writers and visiting poets are always welcome and anyone is invited to come and share a poem during the open reading.
- Please take a look and any additions are most welcome!
- This tactic will let guests know that only the people to whom the invite is addressed are welcome.
- The cool air from the windows allowed a welcome breeze carrying the scent of pineapples and pomegranate.
- Please note that all men and women are very welcome to this Service.
- Ahmad has helped him out and is always a welcome guest.
- Donations for teenage boys are particularly welcome.
- His command of the English language was quite good too and he immediately made her feel welcome.
- Mr Morse added that visitors were always welcome at the school.
- Cheers guys - and welcome to everyone from The Times.
- I hope that everyone has felt welcome and encouraged to contribute.
- Members and guests are welcome and should book early to ensure seating.
- All are welcome to what promises to be a memorable and uplifting evening.
- Volunteer helpers are also welcome and adults are allowed to join the mountain biking activities.
- Students in the focus group also commented on the cases being scheduled on Friday, and that this allowed a welcome change of pace.
- All Africans who want to do something for Africa are invited and welcome.
- My wife and I did not feel welcome outside the circle of our immediate colleagues.
2(freely permitted)to be welcome to + inf
- you're welcome to use the phone — el teléfono está a tu disposición
- you're welcome to borrow my racket — yo te presto mi raqueta encantado / con mucho gusto
- you're very welcome to stay the night — te puedes quedar a dormir sin ningún problema(, yo encantado)
- to be welcome to sth
- you're welcome to these books — puedes llevarte estos libros, si quieres
- you like kids? take mine, you're welcome to them! — ¿te gustan los niños? ¡llévate los míos, te los regalo!
- she's welcome to try — que pruebe, si quiere
- The clubhouse and bar will be open on Sunday for refreshments, and anyone interested is welcome to just turn up on the day or call
- Parents and supporters are welcome to lend encouragement to our young players.
- I inquired on how to do that and he told me that I was welcome to watch and learn if I so desired.
- People can express any opinion or concept they desire and anyone is welcome to take part.
- If you are interested you are welcome to come along tonight
- The public is encouraged to attend the event, and men are welcome to cheer on the women and children as they march.
- What's more, during the day you're welcome to pop in just for a coffee.
- All mothers, grandparents and childminders are welcome to come and enjoy a chat and a cuppa.
- Parents are welcome to help out and new members are encouraged to take part.
- You are welcome to stay with me if you please, for it's a pleasure to have you.
- All existing members are asked to please attend on time and new members would be very welcome to come along.
- Please feel welcome to come and join in, if you enjoy singing, or just enjoy the sound.
- All are welcome to attend what promises to be a great afternoon of billiards.
- Anyone wanting to leave me ideas or suggestions is very welcome to, but please don't expect much in the way of credits.
- Light refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome to attend.
- All are welcome to play, but please leave your egos at the door.
- They would be welcome to participate in hands-on aid work if they desired.
- All are welcome to enjoy a coffee and chat Italian style.
- All current members and interested community members are encouraged and most welcome to attend.
- All are welcome to attend and refreshments will be provided.
- You're welcome to do with it as you please, but quite frankly I'd rather not know.
1(greet)(delegation/visitor) darle la bienvenida a
2(receive)he was warmly welcomed by her family — su familia le dio una calurosa acogida
- they welcomed me with open arms — me recibieron con los brazos abiertos
- she ran to the door and welcomed them in — corrió a la puerta y los hizo pasar dándoles la bienvenida
- this news is to be welcomed — es para alegrarse de esta noticia
- I'd welcome a change of scene — no me vendría mal un cambio de aires
- we would welcome any advice you can give us — le agradeceríamos cualquier consejo que pudiera darnos
- It is a very friendly and welcoming community and I think he enjoyed meeting the people there.
- All visitors are welcomed with a song and the teachers are all known by their first names.
- However, his family welcome him with open arms and a feast, so glad are they to have him back.
- The atmosphere and the tone you set was so friendly and welcoming.
- You all are blessed to belong to a town that is so welcoming and friendly.
- They should be reducing all charges and welcoming visitors into the West.
- We are met with smiles and welcoming greetings, a bit of small talk, and a friendly goodbye.
- Her mother said everyone in Limerick had been welcoming and friendly since they arrived.
- The website has a very friendly and welcoming layout.
- Thomas also suggested that the work of Church youth groups had promoted a friendly, welcoming, atmosphere.
- Warm-hearted local people welcome visitors, inviting them to stroll around their buildings.
- A beautiful lamp welcomes visitors at the entrance.
- They welcomed the journalists who arrived in their beleaguered country to tell their story.
- Watanabe raised his hands with smile as supporters welcomed them with applause.
- A group arriving to welcome them was appearing from the town, as the rest of the soldiers departed their ships.
- There were many happy faces there from home, all delighted to welcome the touring party.
- I welcome them with a smile and we head back into the living room.
- He was welcomed on to the pitch at half-time to receive a commemorative plaque.
- The President was warmly welcomed by several hundred people on her visit to the town.
- Instead of displaying anger or jealousy, they welcome the girl into their family and treat her like a sister.
- In a time when they were trying to look after their own people and welcoming tourists, they were going about it the wrong way.
- The staff and teachers couldn't have been more friendly or more welcoming.
- The cottage is warm and comfortable throughout, offering guests a peaceful, welcoming atmosphere.
- When guests visit you, it is polite to welcome them with kind words and serve them what you have.
- On the next island, the people greeted the sailors, welcoming them with offers of their fruit.
- One of the keys to hospitable service is greeting people with a smile and welcoming attitude.
- I did my best to be friendly and welcoming but still he would not stay and would take no food or clothing.
- The ebullient chef met us at the door, glad to welcome his first customers of the evening.
- At the weekend 630 visitors were welcomed to the monthly open day, the biggest turnout for years.
- The Macphersons welcomed their first visitors two years ago and have never looked back.
- We must ensure that the city welcomes these visitors with open arms.
- As they walked around town countless neighbors and passers-by greeted them happily and welcomed Jude home.
- He can currently be seen in the supermarket's TV advert welcoming people to the store and handing out cookies to customers.
- It had a nice, homely atmosphere to it, and seemed friendly and welcoming.
- As always we were warmly welcomed by the people of Haworth, and, despite the rain, we had a good time on the walk.
1bienvenida femininerecibimiento masculineacogida feminineto give sb a warm welcome — acoger a algn calurosamente
- to give sb a cold welcome — recibir a algn con frialdad
- the proposal had a frosty welcome from the union — la propuesta tuvo una fría acogida por parte del sindicato
- let's have a big welcome for Frank Detroit! — ¡un gran aplauso para Frank Detroit!
- before noun to roll out the welcome wagon (for sb) — recibir a algn como a un príncipe
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