In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1dated(tratamiento dado por subalternos)master dated formalsí, señorito Rafael — yes, Master Rafael dated formal
- ¿a qué horas quiere cenar el señorito? — at what time will you be dining, sir?
2derogatoryrich young manrich kid informal→ señorito
- There is in Spain what could be described as a señorito class, often Andalusian. The señorito andaluz is from a well-off family, does not work, and is only interested in enjoying himself.
- Pero la temperatura tengo que bancarmela como un señorito inglés.
- Se llamaba Antonio y era un gitano señorito dedicado a las antigüedades.
- Va de superior a todo el mundo, muy de señorito andaluz.
- A las puertas de la clínica nos espera Encarna, la asistenta del señorito andaluz.
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