In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1formalobsequiar a algn con algo — to give sb sth
- fue obsequiado con un reloj — he was presented with / he was given a watch
- obsequió a los oyentes con la interpretación de su última creación — he treated the audience to a performance of his latest work
2Latin Americaobsequiar algo a algn — to give / present sth to sb
- cuando se jubiló le obsequiaron un hermoso grabado — when he retired they presented him with / gave him a beautiful engraving
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