In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(child) que se porta bien(child) bueno(dog) obediente
- Most of the people on the slopes were Austrians, and they were impeccably well-behaved and courteous.
- Now I spent the day in a town of 120,000, about 100 miles from Moscow called Clean, and I have never seen such well-mannered, such well-behaved and such ardent voters.
- They described him as a well-behaved, shy boy with good manners and an angelic face.
- The end, which is to bring up well-behaved, considerate and law-abiding citizens, justifies the means a thousand-fold.
- These fine young gentleman were well-behaved and very mannerly.
- My charming, loving, sweet, gentle, handsome, well-behaved son had emptied a bottle of nail polish remover.
- If you encounter children who are well-behaved, considerate, remarkable, tell the parents how much you appreciate their commitment to raising these kinds of kids.
- ‘I took most of the calls, and the people were very polite and well-behaved,’ said Meier.
- Whenever we go anywhere with them people remark on the fact that they are really polite and well-behaved.
- They are all polite, well-behaved and well-motivated lads and their neighbours of all generations are proud of them.
- We all have a responsibility to deal with people who are drunk and to make sure when bars close people leave in a well-behaved manner.
- Uncharacteristically reticent tonight, Dan seems to be assuming yet another identity: the polite, well-behaved son.
- She said: ‘He was a very polite, well-behaved and quiet young boy.’
- The crowd at The Roxy was uniformly young, well-coiffed, and well-behaved.
- Of course there are many well-behaved classes, efficiently disciplined by dedicated teachers.
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