In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tributo)tributerindió homenaje a la memoria del desaparecido actor — he paid tribute / homage to the late actor
- acudían a rendir(le) homenaje al Rey — they came to pay / do homage to the King
- un ciclo en homenaje al famoso cineasta — a tribute to the famous director
2(acto)le hicieron / ofrecieron un homenaje — they held a party (or reception etc.) in his honor
- el homenaje que la Academia le tributó — the ceremony (or event etc.) that the Academy organized as a tribute to her
3una cena homenaje a la célebre soprano — a dinner in honor of the famous soprano
- un partido homenaje — a testimonial game
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