In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1kindnessno sé como voy a retribuir sus gentilezas / su gentileza — I don't know how I can ever repay your kindness
- tuvo la gentileza de cederme el asiento — she was kind enough to let me have her seat
- tenga la gentileza de esperar un momento — would you kindly wait a moment
- ¡qué gentileza la suya! no tenía que haberse molestado — how kind of you! you needn't have bothered
- gentileza de Joaquín Arias — by courtesy of Joaquín Arias
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