In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(appropriate, equal)(opponent/successor) dignois it really a worthy subject for so much attention? — ¿es realmente un tema que merezca tanta atención?
- to be worthy of sth/sb — ser digno de algo/algn
- a meal worthy of the occasion — una comida digna de la ocasión
- this work isn't worthy of you — este trabajo te desmerece / no está a tu altura
- worthy of the name — digno de tal nombre
- We are not worthy to eat the crumbs from under your table,
- The players felt emboldened by the result against Chelsea, sure that they had asserted their right to be considered as worthy heirs to the great United teams.
- Owners of expensive and potentially great wines end up fretting about the condition under the cork or saving them for far too long, because a worthy enough event always eludes them.
- It's a comic-relief part, but situated in a suitably worthy backdrop, and it affords the actress big moments of pathos as well.
- Ideally, Gooden will prove himself worthy enough to be a fifth starter or a long reliever.
- We appreciate that they have many calls on their funding so are especially grateful that they considered us worthy recipients.
- No mortal lips are worthy to pronounce your name.
- It was an amazing, elegant room, one very worthy of first class travel.
- We are looking for a side of 10 student warriors worthy enough to battle against a team of 10 developers in six rounds of two undisclosed games.
- Geordie Dave, a regular at Nervous Wreck Soi Yamato, decided the Rotary Charity Walk was a worthy cause, worthy enough for him to do the eight kilometer walk himself.
- In my mind's eye, this was a sign that maybe I would be tempted to stray, and thus not worthy enough to get married.
- In education, girls, who were once considered less worthy of a decent education, now outstrip their male counterparts at almost every stage.
- The suggestion that anyone is more worthy to represent the people now because of what his great-grandfather was doing hundreds of years ago is ridiculous!
- I do hope you are worthy enough for the challenge, though I must admit our first meeting was something of a disappointment.
- They don't have to give awards in all 24 categories each year, or even have five nominees if they don't believe there are enough worthy candidates.
- A former Carlow senior footballer and coach to the county team, Micheál will be considered a most worthy recipient of the Hall of Fame.
- You do not see her worthy enough for a bond so sacred as marriage.
- Salted meats and fish were considered low-status ingredients, appropriate for labourers but not for nobles, and certainly not worthy enough to be treated with spices.
- The following comprehension skills are indeed worthy to use.
- All I know is that he's not worthy enough to sit at our table anymore.
1.2(deserving)dignoworthy of sth — digno de algo
- a point worthy of mention — algo digno de mención
- to be worthy of sth — ser digno / merecedor de algo
- he isn't worthy of such honors — no es digno / merecedor de tales honores
- How can anyone deem a work of art as being somehow more worthy or deserving than another?
- They were a pleasure to work with and it is great to see young people putting in a lot of time and effort for a very worthy cause.
- They have gained a worthy reputation and are an active group with sixteen performers.
- All these things have now gotten their rightful due, and it's time to turn our attention to other worthy subjects.
- Brian is to be congratulated on his courageous effort for such a worthy cause.
- Do you know of any fellow citizen, who has lately done a worthy action, deserving praise and imitation?
- They faced each other, each bowing slightly in respect to a worthy opponent.
- Novels may be the glamour end of the book trade but they are notoriously difficult to sell, especially in hardback, and many worthy efforts fall by the wayside.
- It was not only a great day for everyone, but a fine effort for a worthy cause.
- Best of fare was provided and compliments to the faithful organisers who put so much effort into such a worthy undertaking.
- These efforts and acts of generosity have helped to fund a worthy community service that positively impacts the lives of hundreds of people in Kitchener-Waterloo.
- The Sports Development Committee work tirelessly to promote sport in Newry and Mourne and for that they received worthy praise.
- All the applications are for worthy causes and all deserving of support.
- The Producers is a worthy comedic effort that hints at Brooks' genius to follow, but the screenplay is ultimately the best thing about this film.
- In conclusion, this book is a worthy effort with a clearly argued message, full of informative and entertaining details.
- It takes time and effort to overcome such obstacles that are inevitable in a worthy and noble endeavour.
- The station and its shop will be offering visitors a cup of tea and a mince pie when they come along, in a fund-raising effort for this very worthy charity.
- Olive likes to paint in her spare time and works mostly in watercolours and has sold some of her work so praise from Olive is worthy.
- At the age of 60 he has returned to the theme in his new film Rita's Legends, in every respect a worthy follow-up to the earlier work.
- Like her first novel, this worthy sophomore effort spans the globe, hopping from the States, Europe and the Phillipines to Mother Africa.
2(good, estimable)(person) respetable(person) honorable(attempt) encomiable(attempt) meritorioworthy work — buenas obras feminine
- a worthy cause — una buena causa
- a worthy effort — un esfuerzo encomiable / meritorio
- All of which contributes to making Sylvia a film which, while certainly worthy in intent, won't have very many people seeking to find out more about the poet.
- It is hard to evaluate Millet's work; the intention is so worthy and, although without subtlety, so persuasive, but the artistry is so deficient.
- My generation was raised on a diet of stultifyingly tedious, but worthy accounts of embryology, typically very badly printed on what appeared to be rice paper.
- Usually it was a long and, I often felt, unnecessarily drawn-out and tedious experience where worthy but dull homilies were addressed to the assembled Gaels.
- Wind farms are a horrible example of what happens when people with worthy intentions try to construct an ideology around them.
1personaje importante masculinepersonaje ilustre masculine
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