In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fraterno)un gesto solidario — a gesture of solidarity
- recibió el apoyo solidario de sus compañeros — she received warm support from her colleagues
- es un hombre comprensivo y solidario — he's an understanding and supportive person
- nos hacemos solidarios con su causa — we declare our solidarity with / support for their cause
- para crear una sociedad más solidaria — to create a more caring society
- un compromiso solidario con los jóvenes — a commitment of support to young people
2Law(obligación) binding on all parties(acreedor/deudor) jointly and severally liable
3(pieza) (before noun) foundation
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