In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1viuda feminineshe was left a widow at 26 — enviudó / se quedó viuda a los 26 años
- she's a golf widow — pasa horas sola mientras el marido juega al golf
- For the five years before her death his widow had donated an annual gift of £3,000 towards Burley - unknown to many in the village.
- Sports widows will probably relate to Lindsey's plight, and long-suffering fans of many teams will see reflections of themselves in Ben.
- Also, I look at my mum and see that she's a bit of a golf widow.
- It also has superb golf courses, so if you're a bit of a golf widow, leave him to tussle in the bunker while you slink off to the spa - it's connected to the hotel by a subterranean tunnel.
- The right of action for wrongful death given by statute for the benefit of a widow for the death of her husband has been held not to be divested by her subsequent marriage.
- Upon the death of a husband, a widow chooses a husband from among the dead man's brothers.
- Five widows who also lost sons unveiled the memorial in a brief ceremony.
- If at the time of her death, a widow leaves no eligible minor child, the payment of her share of the pension will cease.
- The agony aunt's first quest is to help golf widow Joy to persuade husband Martin to spend more time with her and their three children.
- Should widows with sizable death benefits also be entitled to short-term relief?
- Although Banalata is not formally defined as a widow because she never married, she is still subject to social conventions that make her a second-class citizen.
- After his death, his widow Janaki had the good sense to collect these loose sheets and send them to Hardy.
- If you can't get to that point, then I'd give you the same advice I gave this hockey widow, only in fishing language.
- Upon the death of the husband, the widow generally stays on the land, but only if she pays the sub-headman.
- Golfers and golf widows the world over know St Andrews, know the first tee, the 18th or home green, and the backdrop of a classic Victorian building with its Greek Thomson façade.
- I'm surprised you've not served on some committee with her by now - reformed polar explorers or widows of lost seaman.
- After his death, his widow would receive £30 per annum for the rest of her life.
- For golf widows, there will be a five-star Four Seasons hotel and spa that will act as an informal private club for residents.
- They were widows, or not married, and they laid down their life for his cause.
- Married to a widow, Martha Dandridge Custis, he devoted himself to a busy and happy life.
- Following his death, his widow Ruth, who was just 27, quit Wiltshire and returned home to America.
- John Carey spent his last weeks at the hospice receiving unparalleled care that gave him a dignity in death that his widow, Carol, has never forgotten.
- On her husband's death, a widow usually foresees a life full of harassment and humiliation.
- The narrative does not slacken with the news of Daniel's death and the widow's hopeless grief.
- Last Monday, I told my girlfriends at work that this whole football widow business was driving me crazy.
- I sneakily bought some good tickets months ago and they are coming into play to thank her for being such a good rugby widow sport during this world cup.
- Golf widows will be relieved to hear that it doesn't come with free membership
- Of course, the occasional frustrated chess widow may throw a plate or two.
- His widow Margitta said his death had left a ‘great vacuum’ and she paid tribute to his optimism and warmth.
- After Goldensohn's death, his widow sold some of his papers and bequeathed the rest to her children.
- Golf widows are also catered for, with shopping excursions and spa days.
- The tale regards the ruler as a father to the orphan, husband to the widow, brother to she who is divorced, a garment to the motherless, a just ruler who comes to the voice of those who call him.
1to be widowed — quedar viudo
- she/he was twice widowed — enviudó / quedó viuda/viudo dos veces
- his widowed sister — su hermana viuda
- the war widowed many thousands of young women — la guerra dejó viudas a muchos miles de mujeres jóvenes
- Fewer women are being chased from their homestead and land when widowed.
- His reformist thinking was evident when he arranged for the remarriage of his young widowed daughter.
- He could have used the same tone of voice to convey his sympathies to a recently widowed aunt.
- Weir, who was known as Peggy to her neighbours, was widowed 10 years ago.
- The first time my mother was widowed, she was left with six male dependents.
- Add to that women who are divorced or widowed and there are now almost as many single women as there are married.
- Women were also divided, with single and widowed women claiming a prior right to employment over married women.
- The male is considered the head of the household, except where it is headed by a divorced or widowed woman.
- His old lovers are a mix of married, single and widowed women who lead a mix of uptight, safe, and slightly loopy lives.
- Mrs Handley, of Highfield Avenue, Wortley, said the job became a lifeline after she was widowed five years ago.
- They are widowed, or have never married, and are generally childless.
- PC Collis said the typical victim was female, aged about 70, and often recently widowed.
- Life Loan is available to married couples, partners and single or widowed people.
- She was surprisingly shy, considering the bold way she had recruited April as a foster mother when she became widowed.
- Those who were widowed were free to re-marry; this was an entirely different issue.
- Now widowed in her early 50s, she faces the future with some anxiety, despite the growing success of her work.
- At the moment, the group is small and comprises people who are divorced, separated or widowed.
- She has herself been recently widowed and come to the conclusion that Horace and his fortune will make her the perfect mate.
- Minus One is a social support group for separated, widowed or divorced people.
- Lennox had been widowed in 1986 when her husband Tom died at the age of 61 after a long illness.
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