In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(dignidad moral)honor UShonour Britishtener algo a mucha honra — to be very proud of sth
- tiene a mucha honra el haber recibido el premio de manos del rey — he's very proud of the fact that he was presented with the award by the king
- ¡y a mucha honra!
- sí, soy ecologista ¡y a mucha honra! — yes, I'm an environmentalist and (I'm) proud of it!
2dated(virginidad)honor UShonour Britishvirtue
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