In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(businessman/family) adinerado(businessman/family) acaudalado(neighborhood) de gente adinerada
- You should be happy that your daughters have married into this well-to-do and respectable family.
- Most artists, however, either hold full-time jobs or come from well-to-do families.
- The story was that of a little girl who was born in a well-to-do family and was a top performer in her studies.
- His wife Tina is from a well-to-do family that owns much of the land and property in the Valley.
- Julia, John's mother, was the fourth of five sisters born into a well-to-do Liverpool family.
- Born in London, he was raised in a well-to-do family, and given an undergraduate education.
- Hotels and the more well-to-do families on the hillsides would set off fireworks.
- Her Austrian family had been well-to-do leather merchants in Vienna until her father died.
- The large well-to-do families those great houses were built for left long ago.
- He had been a doctor from a well-to-do family, but found he was unable to practise in Britain because he had no certificates to prove his qualifications.
- Diana is from a well-to-do family and lives in a London penthouse.
- According to one person who attended, the gatherings attracted twenty-somethings from well-to-do Irish families.
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