In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1mujer femininemujerthere's a woman outside to see you — hay una señora / mujer afuera que te quiere ver
- an old woman — una señora / mujer mayor / de edad
- he's a bit of an old woman — es como una vieja pesada
- a young woman — una joven
- that's Roger's young woman — esa es la novia de Roger
- this perfume brings out the woman in you — este perfume realza tu femineidad
- he ran off with another woman — se fue con otra
- you're a lucky woman — tienes suerte
- she's a sick woman — está muy enferma
- women and children first — las mujeres y los niños primero
- a woman's work is never done — el trabajo de la casa no se acaba nunca
- the women's movement — el movimiento de liberación de la mujer
- the women's page — la página femenina
- we have a woman who comes in once a week — tenemos una chica / muchacha / señora que viene una vez por semana
- a woman's touch — el toque femenino
- the house lacked a woman's touch — en la casa faltaba el toque femenino / la mano de una mujer
- before noun a woman lawyer/dentist/engineer — una abogada/dentista/ingeniera
- woman priest — mujer sacerdote
- a woman friend of mine — una amiga mía
- Approximately two in five men and one in seven women in Scotland now drink so heavily that it is hazardous to their health.
- This is one of the first rites of passage toward acceptance into the adult society of women.
- From age twelve she is obligated to comply with all the demands placed on adult women.
- The fact is that the seven men and women who died were shining examples of how great the human race can be.
- Violence against women is a fundamental abuse of women's human rights and the scale of the problem is phenomenal.
- In the ad, five women sit in the stands and praise an adult male for showing up to watch his son's game.
- The jury of seven women and five men were discharged after failing to reach a verdict after more than eight hours of deliberation.
- For a fourth straight month, the number of jobs increased for both adult women and adult men.
- It's not a conspiracy, it's called human nature, and women are not the only victims.
- Adult men and women are deemed to be equal in the administration of Australian justice.
- Of the seven women lifters, five bagged three gold each, while two others had one each.
- Medical examination found that the amount of oestrogen in his body had reached that of adult women.
- It sets the stage for the adult lives of women, who no doubt grew up dreaming like Mallika.
- I was able to talk - this might sound silly to you - talk to adult men and women face to face.
- Some places are still available in the Oral Irish Class, for adult men and women.
- Several Jewish women who work for human rights are making their objections heard.
- The reality is that this debate is about the fundamental human rights of women.
- The course is open to mature adults, particularly women, who wish to return to the workforce.
- The idea that women are real human beings with thoughts and emotions is played down.
- It is probable that adult women gain much of their contemporary exposure to computer games at work.
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