In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(amado)mi querida patria — my beloved country
- es uno de mis recuerdos más queridos — it's one of my fondest / dearest / most cherished memories
- rodeado de su familia y de sus seres queridos — surrounded by his family and loved ones
- tu querido hermano me ha vuelto a dejar plantada — your darling / dear brother has stood me up again
2(en correspondencia)DearQueridos padres/tíos — Dear Mother and Father/Aunt and Uncle
- Mi querido Carlos — My dear Carlos
- Mi querida amiga — Dear friend
3Colombia informal(simpático)nice¡mira qué querido! — how nice / kind of him!
- es una niña muy querida — she's such a nice girl
masculine and feminine noun
2(amante)fancy man masculinefancy woman femininelo vi en el restaurante con su querida — I saw him in the restaurant with his fancy woman / with that woman he's having an affair with
- Muchos sobrevivientes se dedicaron a evocar - como homenaje a tantos ausentes queridos -.
- Les cuento a los queridos futboleros que ellos también son argentinos y nos representan.
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